Sure, they're good on salads, but these cheesy croutons add a welcome crunch to all sorts of dishes. Sprinkle them over asparagus spears or fresh sliced tomato, crumble them in pasta, or toss them with grilled vegetables and a drizzle of Italian vinaigrette.
- 1/2 Cup bread cubes, cut from a French baguette
- 2 Teaspoons canola oil
- 1 Teaspoon olive oil
- Grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, for sprinkling
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 F.
Step 2: Toss 1/2 cup French bread cubes in 2 teaspoons canola oil and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Transfer to a baking sheet. Sprinkle with grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Step 3: Bake until cheese browns and bread is crisp, about 6 minutes.