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Simple Homemade Croutons


Description

Making this homemade crouton recipe is so easy and healthy! All you need is whole-grain bread, olive oil and seasoning. Bonus: it takes 5 minutes of prep!


Ingredients

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  • ½ pound rustic whole-grain bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasonings or Herbes de Provence
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat a large rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Toss bread, oil, herbs, garlic powder and salt in a large bowl until evenly moist and the herbs are evenly distributed. Spread the bread cubes out onto the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Transfer to the oven and bake, stirring once until the croutons are crispy on the outside and starting to brown, 16 to 18 minutes total. Cool before serving.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 16 minutes
  • Category: Salads
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 121
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 224 mg
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 23 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 5 g

Keywords: crouton recipe, how to make croutons in the oven, healthy croutons

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