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Seasoned Croutons

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  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced (Small Clove)
  Seasoned salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh parsley/1/4 teaspoon dried leaf parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Dried leaf basil 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dried leaf thyme 1 Pinch
  Dried dill weed 1 Pinch
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Bread slices 8 (Firm Ones)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon

In a small bowl, combine butter or margarine, garlic, seasoned salt, parsley, basil, thyme and dillweed.
Cream with the back of a spoon until well mixed.
Stir in Parmesan cheese.
Spread 1 side of each slice of bread with butter or margarine mixture.
Stack bread in 2 piles of 4 slices each.
Cut stacks in 1/4-inch-wide strips.
Cut each strip in 1/4-inch cubes.
Preheat oven to 200F (95C).
Heat olive oil in a heavy, ovenproof skillet over medium heat 1 minute.
Add bread cubes; stir to separate and coat.
Cook, stirring constantly, 3 to 5 minutes.
Place skillet in oven.
Bake until cubes are dry and crisp, but not browned, about 15 minutes.
Cool completely.
Store in an airtight container

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1141 Calories from Fat 591

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g103.5%

Saturated Fat 32.1 g160.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 123.2 mg41.1%

Sodium 2026.4 mg84.4%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 30 g60.5%

Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 15.4%

Calcium 55.3% Iron 44.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Seasoned Croutons Recipe