Spinach Almond Croutons

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spinach almond croutons

These gluten free Spinach Almond Croutons could be enjoyed as a snack or on top of salads and soups. Get an extra does of nutrients with these croutons.

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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/3 cup finely ground almonds

Preparation

Heat pan over medium high heat add teaspoon of oil.  Add spinach and garlic and sauté until spinach is wilted.  Add salt to taste. Put in a food processor or blender and pulse until finely chopped.  Mix with ground almonds and spread on a parchment lined small baking tray.

Bake in 350 degree oven for 25 minutes.  Remove from oven and cut into small squares with a knife without removing from parchment.  Put back in oven, bring temperature down to 200 degrees and cook for 60-90 minutes until crispy.

Eat on top of salads or in soups, would go well in carrot soup or just as a snack.

Makes ¾ cup small croutons