piece of sautéed or rebaked bread, often cubed and seasoned, added to salads, soups, stews, or eaten as a snack

Croutons are small cubes of golden fried bread. They are used in salads and soup.[1]

Croutons on a salad

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  1. Ranken M.D. et al 1997. Food Industries Manual. Springer Science & Business Media, pp. 464–465. ISBN 0751404047