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Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons

Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons

 

Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons are a quick recipe and a great addition to many meals, soups, and salads.   The garlic provides the health benefits of vitamin B-6, vitamin C, and manganese.  The parsley adds vitamin K, vitamin C, and is a great source of beta-carotene.  The antioxidant, beta-carotene can help protect the body against free-radical damage and fight the effects of aging. That sound good to me!  I really enjoy making healthy foods that taste great.

Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons

Start out with a fresh baby boule (french bread)

Easy to make Butter Garlic Parsley Croutons

Cut into slices and then cut into 1/2″ cubes

Easy to make Butter Garlic Parsley Croutons

Step 1: Break apart garlic bulb

Step 2: Place flat part of knife  on garlic clove and press down with body weight

Step 3: Remove Peel

 

Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons

Dice 3 cloves of garlic.  Chop fresh flat leaf Italian parsley.

Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons

First, melt your butter in a medium saute pan. Once melted, add chopped parsley, diced garlic, and a pinch of salt.  Cook for 2-5 min. on a low heat making sure not to brown garlic (If the garlic gets brown it will add a bitter taste).

Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons

Spread bread cubes on baking sheet and pour melted butter sauce over.

Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons

Toss well so all bread cubes are evenly coated

Place in oven to bake for 10-15 min until crispy and golden brown.  Make sure to enjoy the Italian smell that fills your home.  These Easy to make Butter Garlic Parsley Croutons are a great topping to my former post, Health Butternut Squash Soup.
Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons

Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons
 
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Recipe type: Garnish
Cuisine: Italian
 
Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons These Easy to Make Homemade Garlic Croutons are a quick recipe and a great addition to many meals, soups, and salads.
Ingredients
  • 1 Baby Boule (French Bread) 10oz
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic
  • ½ Cup of Butter (1 Stick of Butter)
  • 1½ Tablespoons of Fresh Flat Leaf Italian Parsley
  • Pinch of Salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat Oven to 350°
  2. Cut Bread into ½" cubes
  3. Spread Bread Cubes on Baking Sheet
  4. Melt Butter
  5. Add Parsley Garlic and Salt. Cook for 2-5 min.
  6. Pour Melted Butter Sauce Over Bread Cubes
  7. Toss Until Bread Cubes are Evenly Coated
  8. Place in Oven and Cook for 10-15 min. or until golden Brown

 

 

 

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