Easy homemade garlic and herb crouton recipe from @bakedbyrachel
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Homemade Garlic and Herb Croutons

Easy homemade garlic and herb croutons, crisp and flavorful! A perfect addition to your favorite salad, soup or enjoyed as is!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Salad


  • 1 : 15oz loaf Italian bread day old
  • 3 Tb olive oil
  • 1/4 C unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  • Slice bread into cubes. Add half of the bread cubes to a large bowl. Set aside. 
  • Combine olive oil, melted butter and seasonings. Whisk well to combine. Drizzle half of the mixture over half of the bread cubes in the bowl. Toss to coat well. Transfer to prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining bread cubes and butter mixture. Spread cubes into an even layer. 
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, tossing every 10-15 minutes. Cook until crisp and lightly golden. 
  • Cool to room temperature. Store in an airtight container. 


An original recipe from Baked by Rachel