Whole-Wheat Skillet Croutons

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Whole-Wheat Skillet Croutons

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

Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 10

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

Nutrition Per Serving

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

Nutrition Bonus

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 1 starch, 2 fat

From EatingWell February/March 2006