Delicious, Quick Side Dishes

12 croutons


  • Three 1/2 -inch-thick slices of firm-textured white bread, crusts trimmed

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Cut the bread crosswise into 3/4-inch strips. Melt the butter in a medium skillet. Add the bread and sauté over moderately high heat until browned all over, about 5 minutes. Drain the croutons on paper towels.

Make Ahead

The Croutons can be stored in an airtight container for 2 days.

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