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Quick Homemade Croutons with Herbs

When you make your own croutons, you know what's in them. You can adjust the oil and seasoning to your liking and add some crunch to your salads!
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Homemade croutons are easy to make and you can adjust the oil and seasonings to your liking!

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Adding the crunch to your salad and the perfect topping to your soup, croutons are a fun creation. They’re made with bread, olive oil, garlic salt, and parsley. But here’s the fun part: you can use your own spices!

If you like garlic powder, rosemary, or thyme, you can enjoy them with these croutons. The spices you use are up to you. My favorite recipe to use these on is this Healthy Cauliflower Soup.

What do I need to make this recipe?

  • a few slices of old bread
  • olive oil
  • garlic salt
  • dried parsley, or any of your favorite herbs
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Here are soup recipes you can enjoy these croutons with!

You can make this Easy and Creamy Asparagus Soup with Crispy Bacon that has the best shaved parmesan on top!

A Low Carb Spinach and Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Leeks doesn’t take much time to make!

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Quick Homemade Croutons with Herbs

When you make your own croutons, you know what's in them. You can adjust the oil and seasoning to your liking and add some crunch to your salads!
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Course: Side Dish, Starters and Sides
Cuisine: American, Breads
Allergy: Dairy Free, Nut Free, Vegetarian
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 184kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 8-10 slices old bread
  • Tbsp olive oil
  • garlic salt
  • dried parsley, or any of your favorite herbs

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Cut the leftover bread into small cubes, put them on a baking sheet, sprinkle with garlic salt and herbs, drizzle with olive oil, toss until all the ingredients are evenly distributed, and bake at 350F for 25 minutes.
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  • Croutons are now ready, enjoy!
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Nutrition

Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 265mg | Potassium: 79mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2mg

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