Buttery and toasted, these easy croutons are the perfect finishing touch to any salad or soup.
Why Try? Homemade croutons are leaps and bounds better in taste and texture than the store-bought version and they are so simple to make.
- 1/2 loaf of Italian or French bread (10 ounces or 6 cups), cut into cubes
- 1/2 stick butter
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 garlic clove, smashed
- 1 In a large skillet, heat the butter and oil with the garlic clove until sizzling.
- 2 Pour oil mixture over bread cubes, toss, and then return to pan.
- 3 Heat over medium heat and, turning as they brown, cook them until evenly toasted. Serve immediately.