Ingredient List
For the croutons:
  • 5 cups cubed whole wheat bread
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
For the croutons
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.

  • Cut bread into approximately 1 inch cubes.

  • Spread bread cubes on baking sheet.

  • Drizzle olive oil and sprinkle seasoning over bread cubes, stir until evenly distributed.

  • Bake for approximately 10-20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, until bread cubes turn golden brown. Baking time will be dependent on how dry bread cubes were before baking.

  • Remove from oven and let cool on sheet pan.

  • Serve over lettuce salad or on top of soup. Store leftovers in an airtight container.

  • Per Serving (1/2 cup croutons): 100 calories, 46 calories from fat, 5g fat, .7g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 0mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 12g total carbohydrates, 1.4g dietary fiber, .9g sugars, 2g protein.

  • Garlicky whole wheat homemade croutons can be made with day-old leftover bakery bread. Use these tasty croutons to top your favorite salad or soup. eatwheat.org

    Try these croutons in this Panzanella Salad or on top of this Fiesta Lettuce Salad.

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