Garlic Croutons


There are some new participants in the South Arm Women Community Kitchen. So, Michelle prepared a menu of some old and some new recipes.

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We made Garlic Croutons for the No Guilt Caesar Salad which I had blogged about here. This recipe is a great way to use leftover bread. The croutons are also great with soup.

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Michelle shared with us the nutritional facts about Parmesan cheese which is one of the ingredients for the No Guilt Caesar Salad Dressing.

Nutrition Facts of Parmesan Cheese

Ingredients

  • 5 slices of bread, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

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Source: RebarModernFoodCookbook


Instructions

IMG_2697Combine minced garlic with olive oil.
IMG_2698Toss bread cubes with garlic oil and salt.
IMG_2701Spread out on a baking sheet and bake in the oven at 350F degrees for 8 to 10 minutes, or until evenly browned and crisp on the outside.

We served the No Guilt Caesar Salad with Smothered Chicken in Quinoa which I had blogged about here.

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A new participant brought up the question of bitterness from quinoa.

Tips to reduce the hint of bitterness of quinoa:

  • rinse the quinoa
  • toast the quinoa

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