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Bun Crumbs

Bun Crumbs
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  • 4 hamburger or hot dog buns, split
  • kosher salt and pepper


  1. Heat oven to 375° F.
  2. Place the buns on a baking sheet, cut-side up. Bake until crisp and lightly browned, about 10 minutes; let cool.
  3. Transfer to a food processor or blender. Add 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Pulse until finely ground. (You can store the crumbs in a resealable plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.)
By August, 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 80
  • Fat 1g
  • Sat Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 457mg
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 14g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Calcium 40mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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Toss bread crumbs with a little oil, heat in a skillet for a few minutes, and, if you'd like, add some chopped herbs or grated cheese. Then sprinkle them on pasta, vegetables, salads, or baked fish.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.