5 Meals You Can Make From Leftover Bread

Do you always have leftover bread in your house that you usually have to throw away since nobody wants to eat it anymore? Then this post is just for you because we will be showing you 5 awesome meals recipes you can make with it.

Your days of trashing leftover bread is finally over. Not only will you stop having stale bread around the house but you will be saving saving money and stopping wastage as well.

These recipes are simple and easy to make and they will be great additions to your menu as well so you don’t to stick to your same ole breakfast ideas.

1. Make a french toast

A french toast is a super easy dish to make with left over bread. All you need is 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon ground, a small cup of milk and of course your stale bread.

Method of preparation 

-Beat your egg, vanilla extract and cinnamon in a shallow dish then stir in your milk.

– Dip your slices of bread in the mixture making sure to coat it well on both sides.

-Set a pan coated with a little butter or oil on the stove to heat and place your coated bread in it. Heat until it is brown on both sides.

Your French toast is ready to be served with a side of fruit salad if you wish.

2. Make a bread salad

Surprised? Yes you can absolutely toss in some bread with your salad. Make it more filling.

Method of preparation

-Cut up your regular salad ingredient and pour into a bowl.

-Tear up your leftover bread and toss it in

-Add your salad dressing

-Stir together and serve.

3. Make bread crumbs

You can also make bread crumbs to use in other dishes from your leftover bread. It is simple and very versatile to use. You can stir it in with your beans dish or use it as a coating for you

Method of preparation

-Tear up your leftover bread and put it in a microwave-safe bowl

-Turn on your microwave oven or heat up your oven and place your bread in it.

-Check at intervals to to see if it is now dry and your can crush into powder form.



– Or you can simple use a food processor to grind it up.

4. Make bread pudding

Bread pudding is another easy treat you can make from your leftover bread. In fact you will love it so much, you will make them with your fresh bread as well. You will need 4 eggs, 2 cups of milk,  1 small cup of sugar,1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 cup of raisins and 2 tablespoon of butter

Method of preparation

-Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

-Break bread into small pieces into an 8 inch square baking pan. Drizzle melted butter or margarine over bread. If desired, sprinkle with raisins.

-In a medium mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Beat until well mixed. Pour over bread, and lightly push down with a fork until bread is covered and soaking up the egg mixture.

-Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until the top springs back when lightly tapped.

-Your bread pudding is now ready to be served.

5. Make an easy meatloaf

Meat loaf is a very tasty alternative to your regular bread loaf. Th ingredients are easily withing reach and you will surely keep making more after trying it once. You will need 1, egg, 1 cup of milk, 1 and half pound of ground beef, one cup of bread crumbs, salt and pepper to taste, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, one tablespoon mustard powder, then some ketchup

Method of preparation

-Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

-In a large bowl, combine the beef, egg, onion, milk and bread OR cracker crumbs. Season with salt and pepper to taste and place in a lightly greased 5×9 inch loaf pan, OR form into a loaf and place in a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish.

-In a separate small bowl, combine the brown sugar, mustard and ketchup. Mix well and pour over the meatloaf.

-Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour.

-Your meat loaf is ready to serve.