The Best Homemade Croutons Recipe
While so simple to make, there is nothing like homemade croutons, especially when served up in your favorite salad or soup recipe.
baguette cut into ½” cubes
sea salt and pepper
Preheat the oven to 375°.
Add the cubed bread to a large bowl and toss with the olive oil, salt, and pepper until evenly coated.
Spread out on a cookie sheet tray lined with parchment paper and bake at 375° for 15 to 20 minutes or until browned and crunchy.
Cool and serve.
You can make these up to 3 days ahead of time. Make sure they are covered and stored properly before serving.
How to Store:
Keep in an airtight plastic container or bag and keep at room temperature for up to 7 days.
You can also cook
the croutons in a pan. Instead of tossing them in olive oil, you add it to a pan and cook the bread in the oil until browned and crunchy.
You can also replace
the olive oil with melted unsalted butter.
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