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Whole Grain Croutons

Not all salad toppers are created equal. If you're looking for a way to really boost the flavor and nutritional value of your veggie lunch, skip the store-bought croutons that are loaded with preservatives and crunch on these homemade croutons that are healthy and bursting with flavor. For added kick, you can add a dash of garlic powder or Italian seasoning.


Whole Grain Croutons

Ingredients

For 4 people

  • 4 slices whole grain bread
  • 2 tablespoon(s) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon(s) melted butter

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut crusts off bread; cut bread into 1/2 inch cubes. Toss bread cubes with butter to coat; add cheese and toss until well combined. Spread bread cubes in a large pan. Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 127.95 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 0.5g
  • Sodium (mg): 187.89mg
  • Carbs: 13.5g
  • Fat: 5.38g
  • Saturated fat (g): 2.32g
  • Proteins: 3.03g