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homemade croutons

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Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

One of the ways to elevate something as simple as a salad is freshly made croutons. These croutons are the perfect use for leftover bread and a tasty addition to any homemade salad or as a crunchy topping for a cozy soup.

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These homemade croutons are easy to make and delicious. Perfectly seasoned and crispy, they add the perfect crunch to a salad or soup and soak up the perfect amount of dressing, broth, or sauce. Try this recipe with any leftover bread you have lying around or any bits that have gone stale - just keep in mind that stale bread will need less time in the oven.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 8 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For homemade croutons

  • 1 lg
  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt

How To Make homemade croutons

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cube the baguette into roughly ½-inch pieces.
  • 2
    Add the pieces along with the oil and seasonings to a bowl and toss with clean hands until evenly seasoned.
  • coated baguette pieces on a baking sheet
    Dump the pieces onto a baking sheet and spread them out evenly.
  • croutons out of the oven
    Bake for 8-12 minutes, or until golden and toasted.