Garlic Croutons

Make these delicious garlic croutons to add a little crunch to lentil vegetable soup. From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).

Garlic Croutons

Source: Mad Hungry, September 2010

Ingredients

  • 1/2 loaf day-old bread
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt

Directions

  1. To make the croutons, cut the bread into 3/4-inch cubes. Heat a large skillet over high heat and add the olive oil, swirling to coat the bottom of the pan. Add the garlic and cook until it sizzles, about 50 seconds. Add the bread and cook, stirring, until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Discard the garlic. Sprinkle the croutons with the salt and serve over the lentil vegetable soup.

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