Rachael Ray - Sourdough Croutons

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by mammafishy

This recipe orginally came with Rachael's San Fran-Caesar Salad. Since I make my own croutons now, I think this is by far my favorite. I usually double or triple the recipe, adjusting the herbs and seasoning to taste. (I don't triple the black pepper but usually leave it at 1 teaspoon and use about 1 c. parmesan cheese.) I also use any kind of bread that I have available...even hotdog or hamburger buns.) Using herbs from my garden I will use fresh thyme, parsley, rosemary, red and sweet basil and chives, chopped fine (all together or whatever I have on hand.) I am typing her orginal recipe, so adjust to your own taste. My grandkids will eat these just as a snack...enjoy!

Top Review by gruntlady

thank you for sharing this recipe. I made a double batch I had a half loaf of homemade sourdough that was 3 days old & so I made these with EXCELLENT results even though I found I was out of fresh garlic..so I had to SUB some garlic powder..I'm guessing 2 to 3 Tablespoons ( I just did a few hardy shakes into the butter/oil mixture..worked very nicely I also added to the 2nd tray to go in the oven a few shakes of cayanne pepper..(those are ALL mine) and they are great.... easy simple great recipe..I had to bake mine for the 25 min..due I think to how thick & big I cut them

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Heat garlic and oil over low heat and melt butter into the oil.
  3. Place the bread in a large bowl and toss with garlic oil and butter.
  4. Season with pepper, Parmesan and thyme.
  5. Spread croutons evenly on baking sheet and bake until crisp and golden. (15 - 25 minutes).

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