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Herbed Sourdough Croutons in an air fryer with a salad and a loaf of bread.
Herbed Sourdough Croutons
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
7 mins
Total Time
17 mins
These are so superior to store bought croutons and a great way to use up leftover bread. Plus, you can make just as much as you need for any particular meal. Just remember to add a few so you can snack on some while you make the rest of dinner!
Course: Salads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vegetarian, Lunch, Great Snacks
Servings: 8
Calories: 56 kcal
  • 4 cups cubed sourdough bread 1-inch cubes (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and taste to make sure it is seasoned to your liking.
  2. Pre-heat the air fryer to 400ºF for 2 minutes.
  3. Toss the bread cubes into the air fryer and air-fry for 5 to 7 minutes, shaking the basket once or twice while they cook.
  4. Serve warm or store in an airtight container.
Recipe Notes

You can use all kinds of bread for croutons – multi-grain, brioche, challah, baguette, or ciabatta – but different breads take different amounts of time to cook. So, just check the croutons when you shake the basket during the cooking process.

Nutrition Facts
Herbed Sourdough Croutons
Amount Per Serving
Calories 56 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 145mg6%
Potassium 18mg1%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.