While homemade croutons are great on a salad, they might not make it to dinner time as they also make a great snack! Use up any leftover bread for this tasty snack. Also great sprinkled on top of soup.
Preparing this traditional Mediterranean snack food from the dried beans is not a process for the time-challenged, but it is not difficult and the results are delicious. Without the brine soak, bitter alkaloids would make lupini beans inedible.