Croutons (Toasted French Bread Slices)


  • 1 loaf French bread, about 14 inches long
  • 1 large clove garlic, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

      563 calories; 20 grams fat; 11 grams saturated fat; 0 grams trans fat; 5 grams monounsaturated fat; 1 gram polyunsaturated fat; 78 grams carbohydrates; 3 grams dietary fiber; 6 grams sugars; 16 grams protein; 45 milligrams cholesterol; 905 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

Twenty-eight croutons


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Rub the crust of the bread all over and generously with the garlic clove. Cut the bread crosswise into 28 slices of equal width. Arrange the slices on a baking sheet. Brush each slice with butter.
  3. Place the baking sheet in the oven and bake six minutes or until the slices are nicely toasted.

15 minutes

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