Recipe courtesy of Gustare Olive Oils & Vinegars
PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: 15-20 minutes
WARNING: Do NOT, whatever you do, make these croutons when you are hungry. If you do, there will be none left to top off your soups and salads. They ARE that good!
- 8c baguette, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1/3c Gustare Coratina Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 ½ tsp. Gustare Tuscan Blend Seasoning
- ½ tsp. Cape Cod Sea Salt
- ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Whisk olive oil and seasonings together in a large bowl.
Add bread cubes and toss until evenly coated.
Spread in a singe layer on prepared baking sheet. Bake 15-20 minutes, until golden brown and crispy. Enjoy!
This recipe can be tailor-made to suit your taste. Do you love focaccia, whole wheat, multi-grain, pumpernickel, or another type of bread? They all make fantastic croutons. Mix it up further by using your favorite Gustare Extra Virgin Varietal or Infused Olive Oil to create the flavor combination you crave.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature 2-3 weeks (as if they would actually remain that long!) or freeze in a ziplock for 2-3 months. Croutons may be re-crisped in the oven if they soften.