Lite Homemade Croutons

6-8
Servings
5m
Prep Time
8-10m
Cook Time
13m
Ready In


"I like to make my own croutons. They are a lot better, and not as hard as store-bought ones. These have less oil and more flavor."

Original recipe yields 6-8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (13.2 g)
  • Calories 36.1
  • Total Fat - 0.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.6 mg
  • Sodium - 72 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 6.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
  • Sugars - 0.6 g
  • Protein - 1.4 g
  • Calcium - 40.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Step 2

Cut slices of fresh Italian bread into 1/2" cubes. Place in a single layer on small baking sheet.

Step 3

Spray with olive oil cooking spray.

Step 4

Sprinkle lightly with spices and parmesan cheese.

Step 5

Bake in preheated 400°F oven for 8-10 minutes, or until lightly browned and crispy on the outside, but tender on the inside.

Step 6

Serve on salads or on top of creamed soups.

Step 7

You can store leftovers in a zip lock bag.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

Tags : Breads

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