An easy way to use leftover bread and enjoy croutons packed with flavor. Use them on salads or a replacement for panko or bread crumbs. Delightful as a snack.
See our Familia Recipes Garlic Croutons Lesson on making this simple recipe with amazing flavor.
Left Over Bread*
Peel the garlic clove with a knife. Cut bread into cubes.(If bread is not dry, place in oven for 4 minutes, remove and cool.)
Apply garlic to all surfaces by rubbing it on the surfaces. Make take more than one clove. Using pastry brush, paint the sides lightly with olive oil. Place in oven and bake for about 4 minutes per side.Remove and cool on baking rack.
*I had leftover olive bread this week.
We prefer rustic or artisan breads. They make flavorful croutons for salads. When I need panko or bread crumbs, I place my croutons in a plastic bag and easily crush them to desired fineness.