Who loves croutons?
Well for those who love that extra crunch to go with your salads and soups (or just to eat as a snack by themselves) this post is for you! Croutons are basically toasted bread and used as a garnish for soups and people add them to salads as well. I never understood why people buy them when they take literally minutes to make.
Read the easy steps below and make yummy flavored croutons in minutes!
STEP 1: Gather your ingredients
- 1 loaf of Challah bread (or brioche)
- 1/4 teaspoon mixed peppercorn
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- minced sage (optional)
- tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
STEP 2: Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Cut the bread into 3/4 inch dice pieces (cut off crust).
STEP 3: Take a bowl and toss/mix the croutons in the olive oil, garlic salt and mixed peppercorns.
STEP 4: Place croutons on baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes.
STEP 5: Add the grated Parmesan and minced sage to the croutons and toss together.
Delicious homemade croutons made in minutes!
Recipe adapted from Ina Garten