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Homemade croutons

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  • Chef: Mandy
  • Serves: 6
  • Cost: £1

Don’t let your stale bread go to waste. Turn it into delicious homemade croutons by following this easy recipe.


A medium loaf of bread (around 350g), cut into cubes

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon dried oregano or mixed herbs

Black pepper



  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan)/200°C/gas mark 6 and get a baking tray ready.
  2. Place your cubes of bread into a mixing bowl. Drizzle over 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of dried oregano or mixed herbs and a sprinkling of black pepper.
  3. Use your hands to mix well.
  4. Place in the oven for 10 minutes then turn the pieces of bread over and return to the oven for 5-10 more minutes until crispy.
  5. Allow to cool and serve with salad or soup.