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Puffy Cheese Croutons

Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Aged cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
  Egg whites 2
  French bread 4 , cut into bite size pieces
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 400 degrees.

MAKING
2) In the top section of a double boiler placed over hot, but not boiling, water, melt the butter. Alternatively, a small saucepan placed over very low heat can also be used here.
3) Add the milk and then the cheese. Stir constantly till the cheese has melted.
4) Take the mixture off the heat.
5) Beat the egg whites till they are stiff but not dry.
6) Into the cheese mixture, gently fold the egg whites.
7) Into the egg-cheese mixture, dip the bread cubes and place them on an ungreased baking sheet.
8) Bake in the preheated oven for about 10 to 15 minutes, till they are have browned slightly.

SERVING
9) Serve or use the croutons as and when preferred. These make an excellent addition to soups and salads.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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