How to Make Instant Croutons

by in Food Network Magazine, April 24th, 2012

grilled chicken salad
Hot Tips From Food Network Kitchens’ Katherine Alford:

To give your salad extra crunch, just toss in some chopped toasted bread. For extra flavor, rub the toast with garlic first; we did this for Food Network Magazine‘s Grilled Chicken Salad With Gazpacho Dressing. These quick croutons are especially great in summer tomato salads — they soak up all of the tasty liquid.

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Comments (1)

  1. P. K. Newby says:

    Croutons are a great way help bring salad into main-course-sized meals, and they are indeed so easy to make so great to see this post! (Cooking them in the oven just as easy for those that can't grill for whatever reason – my condo gets all smoked up when I use mine, alas!) To keep things healthy, try whole grain croutons made from whole wheat or rye. Even more flavor and crunch! More salad suggestions to boost energy and nutrition on Play a Good Knife and Fork:

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