Aromatic Rosemary Croutons Recipe Adds Maximum Flavor to Salads by Donna John

Aromatic Rosemary Croutons Recipe Adds Maximum Flavor to Salads

Crank up your croutons by making this easy rosemary croutons recipe. Toss these tasty herb-licious croutons on salads and drizzle with your favorite salad dressing, or try our lemon vinaigrette salad dressing. You won't believe the delicious flavor boost!

To make the rosemary croutons you'll need bread (your fave) dried or fresh rosemary, olive oil and black pepper. Simply cut or tear the bread into pieces and put them onto a baking sheet. Sprinkle with black pepper and then drizzle with olive oil. Next put them into the oven and bake until dried and golden brown. The smell as these croutons bake is incredible.

Feel free to experiment with different herbs for these homemade croutons. Thyme, oregano, basil or parsley flakes would work. But really, what smells better than fresh rosemary?

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 to 8 minutes
Total Time: 7 to 10 minutes
Servings: 4


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Recipe Notes

  • Use whatever bread you have on hand, from plain sandwich bread to French bread to rolls.
  • For easier cleanup, line the baking sheet with aluminum foil. 
  • Store the croutons in an airtight container on the counter. 

Here's how to make it:

  1. Cut or tear the bread into pieces and put them into a baking pan.
  2. Sprinkle with black pepper and rosemary. Drizzle with olive oil. Toss to coat.
  3. Bake in a preheated 425-degree F oven until dried and golden brown, about 5 to 8 minutes. Watch them closely because they go from ready to ruined quickly!

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 68

Total Fat: 6.1g

Saturated Fat: 0.9g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 43mg

Total Carbohydrate: 3.4g

Dietary Fiber: 0.3g

Total Sugars: 0.3g

Protein: 0.5g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 13mg

Iron: 0mg

Potassium: 10mg

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Elisa Schmitz
What a great idea, Donna John ! Making croutons is a wonderful way to use stale bread, too.
Love rosemary. Interesting recipe.
What a fun idea! 😋
DANG lady! You're bringing ALL the good stuff!
Donna John
Ha! I just like to eat! lol SWEETIE3.14

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