Crispy Homemade Garlic-Herb Croutons

Author Serving Up Southern


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups day-old bread
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced fine
  • 3 teaspoons basil
  • 3 teaspoons oregano
  • 3 teaspoons parsley
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper


Preheat oven to 350 degress

  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter with olive oil.

  2. Add garlic and cook over low heat until very fragrant.

  3. In a large bowl, toss the bread cubes with the herbs.

  4. Drizzle the butter and oil mixture over the bread cubes and toss.

  5. Let the bread cubes sit for a minute allowing to absorb all the butter mixture.

  6. Spread the bread cubes out on a baking sheet and sprinkle with salt and fresh ground pepper.

  7. Bake for about 15 minutes or until crisp and golden brown.

  8. Cool and store in an airtight container .