Monday, November 16, 2015

Homemade Croutons

Don't let your stale bread go to waste. Croutons are easy to make, super delicious and perfect  for salads and soups.

  • 1/2 loaf day-old bread
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • salt to taste
  • Optional: garlic powder, dried herbs (basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary), parmesan cheese.
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Cut the bread into ½ inch by ½ inch cubes. Cuts as similarly as possible to help them bake evenly. 
  3. Mix melted butter and olive oil together. Set aside.
  4. Mix all the dry ingredients together. Set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, drizzle oil over the bread cubes, stir to coat. Add the seasonings. toss to evenly coat bread.
  6. Spread seasoned bread onto a sheet pan and bake for 20-30 minutes, tossing several times. Bake until bread is golden and very crunchy.


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