Garlic Croutons

Garlic Croutons


"A very simple recipe, these croutons are good for a Caesar's Salad or any tossed green salad."


25 m servings 89 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 89 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.2g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 101 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large saute pan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add bread cubes, and toss to coat. Spread on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes, or until crisp and dry. Check frequently to prevent burning. Cool.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 534 Ratings


WOW!! I certainly agree with everyone else but I wanted to share my creative finds with everyone who follows. I had several loaves of French bread in the freezer so I decided to experiment wit...

I've been making homemade croutons for a couple of years (haven't used this exact recipe), and I just thought I'd throw in a couple of tips. I find that the best croutons are made from large, b...

No french bread on hand, I used day old Dave's Killer Bread. I also doubled the garlic. Nice and simple for what I needed, but this could be easily modified for a snootier salad. WAY better than...

Irresistable is definitely the word to describe these! I'll NEVER ever go back to store bought again! I had some bread that was going stale and this recipe was just what I was looking for.... I ...

I read this recipe at is now 4:27 and the croutons are done! I can't believe I never made croutons befor, it is SOOOO easy! The "melt the butter in a LARGE Glass bowl in the microwave...

Wow, these are GOOD!! I didn't have the french bread, so I used regular loaf bread. I melted my butter in the microwave and used garlic powder along with a dash of onion powder, parmesan chees...

These are wonderful, except they are definitely not good for you. :) I will have to limit how many of these I make for myself. I make the following changes: I use 1 tablespoon butter and 3 table...

These are super! Once they're out of the oven, I like to put them in a zip lok bag and add some seasonings along with some parm cheese.

Great Recipe. Turns out much better sautung them first rather than simply baking them. I did as another posted - used a stick and a half of butter, a whole loaf of frech bread and sauteed. I ...