Homemade Croutons Recipe

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Homemade Croutons Recipe
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Homemade Croutons Recipe

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You can change up this basic crouton recipe by substituting your favorite herbs and spices. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (8 ounces) French bread, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard

Directions

Place bread in a large bowl. Combine the remaining ingredients; drizzle over bread and toss to coat.
Place in a single layer in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2-2/3 cups.
Originally published as Homemade Croutons in Taste of Home April/May 2010, p35

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup: 110 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 336mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 1 loaf (8 ounces) French bread, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard
  1. Place bread in a large bowl. Combine the remaining ingredients; drizzle over bread and toss to coat.
  2. Place in a single layer in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2-2/3 cups.
Originally published as Homemade Croutons in Taste of Home April/May 2010, p35

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2princesses2love User ID: 652335 230383
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2015

"So good!! I used gluten free bread and left out the lemon pepper seasoning. We make these a lot!"

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villagecook1 User ID: 1511314 123002
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2014

"I used 3 different kinds of stale bread i had on hand turned out great will do again"

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jsgoldn User ID: 6355243 174898
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2014

"Good, but I had a much better batch using stale bread. Did not need more than 15 minutes to bake; next time I will probably take it out earlier than that."

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johnsen User ID: 2755435 111614
Reviewed May. 10, 2012

"very good. less garlic salt next time. or use garlic powder."

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valeriya User ID: 5825906 148165
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2011

"My kids love it!!!"

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