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Wednesday, 7 October 2015
Homemade chili croutons
I am not a great waster of food and
making croutons is one of the best ways to make bread go further.These can be used to top up soups or some
·5 slices of brown bread – or any left overs bread ·Chili flakes ·Black pepper ·Salt ·Olive oil Heat the oven at 180°C.
Cut the bread in squares like on the
photo. Place on the oven tray and season with chilli, salt, pepper, oil. Mix
well and bake for 15 minutes at 180°C. Don’t forget to stir as you bake. This
will allow all the sides to dry out and crisp.
Seasoned and ready for the oven
Making croutons is one of the best
ways to use bread that is about to go off. They will keep for 3-4 weeks in a
Another version of the crouton can be
used a replacement for cereals. Mix about half a teaspoon of sugar in 1 table
spoon water… drizzle the mix over the bread cubes, toss andbake dry for 15-20 minutes at 180°C.
For the cereal version, feel free to
add flavouring in the water/sugar mix… a drop of cinnamon or vanilla essence
would be great!