Source: MRS 2021
MRS: 7120 — Grains (7000s)

Toasted Croutons (Made)

Meal Component Contribution:
1 oz. eq. enriched grain
Number of Portions: 22  Size of Portion: 16 croutons
Recipe HACCP Process: #2 - Same day service
Enriched Grain
  •  Enriched Grain

INGREDIENT
MEASURE (FOR 22 SERVINGS)
Bread, Pullman, Enriched, #1225
22  slices
Pan Release Spray, Butter Flavored #2516
30  second spray
Spice Blend MS, Italian, No Salt, #2734
2  tablespoons
DIRECTIONS

1.

To make cutting into cubes easier, place bread in the freezer prior to cutting into cubes. Cut each slice of bread 4 x 4 (16 cubes per slice of bread).

2.

One slice (16 croutons) equals 1 oz. eq. enriched grain.

3.

Place the cut bread cubes onto sheet pans sprayed with butter flavored pan release spray.

Spray the bread cubes with butter flavored pan release spray.

Sprinkle the Italian Spice Blend evenly over pans. Mix gently to incorporate the seasoning.

4.

Toast the bread cubes in a preheated oven 325° F for approximately 20 minutes.  Bread cubes should be dried out but not burned.

5.

Let the bread cubes cool completely. Store them in an airtight container.

6.

Portion 16 croutons per serving. One portion provides 1 oz. eq. enriched grain.

Nutrients Per Serving
Calories
70
Carbohydrates
14.00 g
Dietary Fiber
1.00 g
Protein
2.00 g
Sodium
150.00 mg
Total Fat
1.00 g
Sat. Fat
0.00 g
Trans Fat
0.00 g



Illustrated Steps for Preparation of Toasted Croutons (Made)
1.

Cutting slices of bread for 16 croutons.

2.

16 breadcrumbs in each slice of break.

3.

Pan with seasoned breadcrumbs.

4.

Toasted breadcrumbs.

5.

Breadcrumbs in a storage container.