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Herbed Garlic Croutons
4 tbs unsalted margarine
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2  tsp basil
1/2  tsp oregano
2 c whole wheat bread cubes

In a large skillet, heat margarine. Add seasonings. Cook for about 1 minute to soften. Stir in bread cubes and saute until browned and crisp. Scatter on tops of soups or salads just before serving. Makes 2 cups. VARIATIONS: - try other seasonings of your choice such as curry powder, chili powder, or thyme. To bake, toss bread slices in melted margarine or oil; then cut into cubes. Spread on ungreased baking sheet. Toast in 400 deg F oven for about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden brown and crisp. Store in tin at room temperature for 1-2 days; some of their crispness will be lost if stored in plastic container. They may be reheated and crisped in 350=F8F oven for 5 minutes.