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Don't throw away your pizza crusts


Don't throw away your pizza crusts
You've probably already noticed that at the end of a pizza meal, at least half of the participants have left the crusts in the boxes or on the plates that many don't eat.

Naturally, one would tend to put them "to the birds", or worse, to throw them away, and it's a shame because they are in fact reusable.
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Don't throw away your pizza crusts
These pizza crusts are in fact pieces of cooked pizza dough, which are often, at least partially, "flavored", meaning that there is a little bit of cheese, herbs, tomato sauce, toppings or even all of these at the same time.

So they have a lot of taste, which makes it a shame to throw them away!
Well, at the same time if we don't throw them away, we tend to put them aside, and a few days in the fridge can easily dry them out.

So to reuse them, it is better to cut them in small pieces first.

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Then put them in a frying pan in a base of olive oil (for example)...

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... and grill them to your taste.

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You can then use them a bit like simple croutons, but they will be much better!
Like in this simple raw beet salad, or to replace bread in a panzanella.

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To sum up: Don't throw away pizza croutons, but rather grill them and use them as delicious croutons.

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