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homemade croutons on a sheet pan

How To Make Easy Homemade Croutons

Don't throw out your stale bread! Use it to make these easy homemade croutons and add to your salad!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author foodnessgracious


  • 8 cups bread cubes
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp flaky sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil


  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Add the bread cubes to a large bowl.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and toss well to coat the bread.
  • Transfer to a baking sheet pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 15 minutes then shake the croutons around the pan to promote even baking.
  • Bake for another 5 minutes, then let cool.