Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

If you only have plain breadcrumbs on hand, and your recipe calls for Italian breadcrumbs, what's a chef to do?!? Here's your solution - A recipe for turning unflavored breadcrumbs into flavorful Italian breadcrumbs. This works equally well with gluten-free or regular crumbs, pre-packaged or homemade.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl, tossing to blend thoroughly.
  2. Store in an airtight container and use in any recipe calling for Italian breadcrumbs.
Most Helpful

You saved me another trip to the grocery store! I used panko breadcrumbs & they turned out fabulous.

julier10000 November 09, 2012

This recipe saved dinner! I didnt have any plain breadcrumbs, so I just put 22 ritz crackers and all of the spices in my food processor until crumbly. It turned out great! Thanks!

Munchkin Mama March 27, 2008

This may seem like a weird question but I've never made or used bread I need to toast the bread before I chop it up for this recipe or can I use it right out of the bag?

kdelenbaas January 06, 2016