Easy No Salt Garlic Croutons

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 8 mins

Although you can use fresh bread, these are better with day-old bread. And you can use the heels, too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325F degrees.
  2. Cut bread into dice-size cubes.
  3. Toss into medium size bowl.
  4. Mix oil into melted butter in small, separate bowl.
  5. Drizzle oil/butter over cubes, while tossing them around in the bowl.
  6. Keep tossing, while adding garlic.
  7. When evenly coated, place in single layer on ungreased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes, or until browned.
  9. Cool.
  10. Store in airtight container or zip lock bag.


Most Helpful

I love homemade croutons and these were so easy to make. I did add a little more seasoning to them with using some greek seasoning, I used 1 large tablespoon of minced garlic and a dash of Recipe#63812. I also used left over french bread. I like to use real butter as the taste seems to be better to us. I lefted the bread cubes in oven 12 minutes as I felt they wasn't done in 8 minutes. Thanks for sharing a easy recipe for croutons.

Marsha D. February 10, 2009

I was a bit concerned that they wouldn't have enough of a garlic taste since most of the garlic was still in the bowl at the end, but they ended up tasting great! Super easy to make, and such a nice buttery garlic flavor. I especially like that they are crispy without being rock hard like you often find with store bought ones. I used 3 cloves of garlic and added a bit of dry parsley and basil. I also used margarine for allergy reasons. Can't wait to try more herb/spice combinations!

CulinaryExplorer February 08, 2009

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