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Whole-Wheat Skillet Croutons

February/March 2006

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Forget the salty, greasy croutons from the store. Keep these around for salads and soups.


Whole-Wheat Skillet Croutons

Makes: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 4 slices whole-wheat country bread
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch of thyme

Preparation

  1. Rub bread with garlic. Cube the bread.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the bread cubes and cook, stirring often, until crispy. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and thyme.

Nutrition

Per serving: 197 calories; 11 g fat (1 g sat, 8 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 19 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 1 g fiber; 491 mg sodium; 3 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 fat


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Recipe Categories

Type of Dish
Other (non-main dish)
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Ethnic/Regional
American
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Servings
4
Preparation/ Technique
Saute
Meal/Course
Lunch
Dinner

Publication
February/March 2006
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