Quick Garlic Croutons

These can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator, then crisped up at the last moment. Double the recipe for extras.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 4 thick-cut slices hearty white bread, crusts removed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat broiler to 350°F.
  • Mix together oil and garlic. Brush both sides of bread with garlic oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Cut each slice of bread into 6 cubes, to make 24 cubes. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray. Place the cubes on the sheet and broil until well browned on both sides, about 5 minutes.
  • Put the baking sheet on the bottom rack of the oven. Turn off the oven and leave the croutons to dry for 20 minutes.
  • Store in an airtight container until ready to use.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 4 thick-cut slices hearty white bread, crusts removed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat broiler to 350°F.
  • Mix together oil and garlic. Brush both sides of bread with garlic oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Cut each slice of bread into 6 cubes, to make 24 cubes. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray. Place the cubes on the sheet and broil until well browned on both sides, about 5 minutes.
  • Put the baking sheet on the bottom rack of the oven. Turn off the oven and leave the croutons to dry for 20 minutes.
  • Store in an airtight container until ready to use.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories260
Total Fat19g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium470mg
Total Carbohydrate13g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars1g
Protein3g