Homemade Croutons

1
Beth Pierce

By
@smalltownwoman

Homemade croutons make your salads and soups a taste tantalizing experience. Once you taste these you will never go back to those store bought croutons again.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
5 Hr 55 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 10 oz
    italian or french bread
  • 1/3 c
    olive oil
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper

How to Make Homemade Croutons

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Using a sharp knife remove the crusts from the loaf. Then cut or tear your bread into bite size croutons. In a large bowl whisk together olive oil, dried parsley, dried oregano, dried basil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  3. Add the bread cubes to the bowl and stir gently to coat.
  4. Place on a baking sheet covered with a silicone mat or parchment paper. Bake for 12-20 minutes; or until lightly browned and crunchy. Cooking times will vary depending on the size of the cubes and position in the oven. Turn the croutons halfway through the baking process. If using fresh bread it will take several more minutes to get crunchy. Best way to tell if they are ready is to taste test. They should be crunchy all the way through.

Printable Recipe Card

About Homemade Croutons

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American




Show 1 Comment & Review

How To Make The Perfect Hard-boiled Egg Recipe

How to Make the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

They pack protein into a salad, are a fantastic on-the-go breakfast and a necessity for making deviled eggs. Hard-boiled eggs are fantastic but are a bit intimidating to cooks. Overcook...

9 Seriously Good Macaroni Salad Recipes

9 Seriously Good Macaroni Salad Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Is it even summer without the proper summer salad side dishes? Seriously, just try for a minute to imagine a summer party without Aunt Nancy’s potato salad, your dad’s famous...

Prepare A Great Meal For Dad This Father's Day Recipe

Prepare a Great Meal for Dad This Father's Day

Kitchen Crew

Kick dad off the grill this Father's Day. Take over the tongs and prepare a great meal to show how much you care. While preparing the main dish, let dad...