Seasoned Croutons

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

3 cups

Updated: Jul. 08, 2023
My homemade croutons make any salad outstanding.—Shelley McKinney, New Castle, Indiana

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • Dash salt
  • 6 slices day-old bread, cubed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°. In an ungreased 13x9-in. baking pan, combine butter, oil and seasonings. Heat in oven until butter is melted, 2-3 minutes. Remove from the oven; stir to combine.
  2. Add bread cubes and toss to coat. Bake until lightly browned, 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently. Cool. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 60 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 111mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.