Homemade Croutons

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Sep. 04, 2012

How to Turn Old, Stale Bread into Delicious Homemade Croutons.


Parmesan peppercorn bread/French bread 4 Cup (64 tbs) , dice
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
Pepper 1 Teaspoon (to taste)



1. Preheat oven to 400 degree.


2. On a baking tray, place diced bread pieces. Sprinkle salt and pepper over it.

3. Drizzle olive oil on top , and toss well to coat.

4. Place tray in oven and bake for about 15-25 minutes or until crisp.


5. Serve croutons with salad.


Baking time depends on the staleness of your bread. If your bread is dry then it will become crisp faster.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 610Calories from Fat 163

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2319 mg96.63%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.3%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 19 g

Protein 29 g58%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet