Salt and Pepper Croutons

Salt and Pepper Croutons

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total: 40 min
  • Serving: Makes 6 cups

These homemade croutons, flavored with sea salt, freshly ground black pepper and thyme, are wonderful in soups, salads or even as a perfect little snack on their own.


  • 6 cups stale bread cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place the bread cubes into a bowl, drizzle with the olive oil and then sprinkle with the salt, pepper and thyme. Gently toss to coat and then place in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  3. Put the bread cubes in the oven for 30 minutes, removing every 10 minutes to stir in order to ensure even cooking.

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