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Homemade Croutons

Store bought croutons are easy. But these are so awesome, it's worth the effort. Double the recipe and store extras in the fridge or freezer.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins


  • 5 slices bread gluten free, sourdough, sprouted, whatever!
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar substitute with any vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. smoked paprika substitute chili powder or regular paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. rosemary substitute thyme, oregano or Italian seasoning


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Whisk vinegar, water and spices in a small bowl.
  • Chop or tear bread into small chunks. Drop into the marinade and stir until all chunks are coated.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, stirring periodically to ensure they don't burn. Remove from oven when they are crispy.
  • Store extras in a sealed container in the refrigerator. Add to anything and everything.