Homemade Garlicky Ciabatta Croutons

A bowl of bread cubes to be made into homemade croutons on a white table.

Homemade Garlicky Ciabatta Croutons, an easy and fast crunchy crouton recipe made from fresh ciabatta bread, olive oil, garlic, and fresh herbs.



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut ciabatta bread into 1 inch thick slices, then cutting each slice into ½ inch cubes and place into large mixing bowl.
  3. Add olive oil, garlic powder, sea salt, black pepper, and fresh herbs (if using) and toss to combine.
  4. Spread bread mixture onto a baking sheet greased with olive oil and bake 8-10 minutes, or until bread cubes are dried but not burnt.
  5. Let cool and serve on your favorite salad.


Leftovers & Storage: The croutons can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week after making.

Nutrition: Croutons on their own are a not a balanced meals or snack, but rather add crunch and flavor to salads and soups. To build a balanced meal, combine a protein (animal or plant-based), carbohydrate, and healthy fat source together to stay full and nourished throughout the day.


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