Whole-Wheat Skillet Croutons

Whole-Wheat Skillet Croutons

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

From EatingWell: February/March 2006
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 10

Ingredients

  1. 4 slices whole-wheat country bread
  2. 1 clove garlic, crushed
  3. 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  6. 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: 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.

Nutrition Bonus:

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 fat