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Easy Garlic-Herb Salad Croutons

Learn how to make your own croutons to perk up that lunch salad! Perfectly crisp and crunchy and filled with garlicky-herb flavors.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 cups croutons


  • 4 cups 1-in dry bread cubes
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salad for serving


  • Preheat oven to 300F. Lightly grease a baking sheet. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, toss bread cubes with seasonings, Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat. Spread in a single layer on baking sheet. Bake croutons at 300F 40 minutes or until a deep golden brown, stirring every 10 minutes.
  • Cool croutons slightly then serve with salad.


Store croutons in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.