Dilly Salad Croutons
"These quick croutons make the ideal salad-topper . For a fun snack, you can serve them with a low-fat dip, too," suggests Gerry Vail of Connersville, Indiana.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 4 cups cubed French bread
- Garlic-flavored nonstick cooking spray
- 1 teaspoon dill weed
- 1 teaspoon butter-flavored sprinkles
- Place bread in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Spray evenly with cooking spray; sprinkle with dill and butter-flavored sprinkles. Bake at 300° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 53 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 118mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.
Originally published as Dilly Salad Croutons in Light & Tasty June/July 2001