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homemade cajun croutons

Recipe by
Jean Goss
Beaumont, TX

Don't throw away day old bread! Save in the freezer until you have a 'loaf' and use to create these yummy home made croutons! Family Favorite...

yield 24 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For homemade cajun croutons

  • 1 bag
    leftover bread (enough to have entire loaf)
  • 2 stick
    real butter
  • 1/2 c
    ranch dressing
  • 1/4 c
    parmesean cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic, minced and heaping
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 2 Tbsp
    tabasco sauce

How To Make homemade cajun croutons

  • 1
    Thaw your frozen bread. Cut into 1/2 cubes. Melt the butter and add the dressing and seasonings, but not the parmesan or pepper flakes.
  • 2
    Pour your melted mixture over the cubed bread in a large bowl and toss. Next add the parmesan cheese and the pepper flakes and gently toss. Place in large foil pan.
  • 3
    Bake at 250 degrees and turn every 15 minutes until completely dry and lightly browned. Let cool and store tightly to keep moisture out.
  • Homemade Cajun Croutons
    Serve with your favorite soups, salad, spaghetti or chili recipe! Enjoy...