Zesty Homemade Croutons

Zesty Homemade Croutons

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Peggy White

By
@PeggySue67

My husband loves spicy & zesty food - everything has to be well seasoned! He and I came up with this recipe together.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Multiple times
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    rye bread (light or dark)
  • 1 pkg
    white or wheat bread
  • 1 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    salt

How to Make Zesty Homemade Croutons

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Cut bread into 1 inch cubes
  3. Put in large mixing bowl & drizzle olive oil over the bread until well coated
  4. Sprinkle cheese, garlic powder, italian seasoning, and salt & pepper over bread cubes and mix
  5. Transfer to a large baking pan or cookie sheet and arrange to one layer
  6. Bake for 10 minutes, remove pan from oven and stir croutons
  7. Bake for 10 more minutes or until desired crunchiness
  8. Cool on pan and transfer to air-tight container
  9. Amount of seasoning can be adjusted to your preference. Bread doesn't have to be fresh - we buy day old bread from the store's bakery. The aroma while cooking will make your house smell great!

Printable Recipe Card

About Zesty Homemade Croutons

Course/Dish: Other Salads Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 1 Comment & Review

Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice

Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice


Did you stock up when orange juice was on sale and realize you bought too much? Or, did someone put the container back in the fridge with only a little bit left? Well, OJ isn’t just for drinking with breakfast. It’s a fantastic ingredient for cooking and baking, too. Here are 12 recipes to try […]

What to Cook in September

What to Cook in September


Fall is finally here – which means some of our favorite produce is in season. Apple, pumpkin, brussels sprouts, potatoes, zucchini, and more make up some delicious recipes that you need to make this September. From soups to pies to pasta dishes, these fall dishes need to be in your recipe box.

10 Moist & Flavorful Pumpkin Bread Recipes

10 Moist & Flavorful Pumpkin Bread Recipes


Filled with spices of the season, pumpkin bread is a fall favorite. It can be enjoyed for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or dessert. A simple pumpkin bread recipe is delicious but many ingredients can be added to turn this quick bread into something special. Dates, cranberries, or chocolate chunks can be folded into the batter. […]