Poor Man’s Parmesan

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Recipe by AskCy

A quick and easy way to make a crispy/crunchy topping for pasta and other dishes. (It doesn't taste like Parmesan but it does make a lovely topping for pasta.)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place bread, black pepper, sea salt, and rosemary in a food processor.
  2. Reduce to a rough crumb.
  3. Pour crumbs into a hot dry frying pan and keep it moving.
  4. When it starts to dry, and just starts browning, add the olive oil.
  5. Keep moving and frying until golden brown.
  6. Use to top pasta dishes as you might with Parmesan cheese.

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