Flavorful and tasty, sourdough bread is a classic that many enjoy as their preferred sandwich bread, as toast, or alongside soups and stews. But sourdough has much more potential than you may have known! While a good classic slice of sourdough bread is awesome, you can also have sourdough pizza crusts, breakfast foods, and more! Want to find out how? Check out these 15 recipes on our Food Monster App!
1. Seeded Spelt and Kamut Sourdough
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Ancient grains add so much character to this Seeded Spelt and Kamut Sourdough from Angie Li. It’s good for both savory or sweet toppings or you can just eat this plain. The seeds, spelt, and Kamut give this bread some nutty flavors you’re going to love!
2. Apple Almond Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls
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There may be nothing better than a fresh batch of homemade, warm and gooey cinnamon rolls! To make everyone’s favorite breakfast pastry even better, this recipe for Apple Almond Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls from Travis Piper uses a sourdough base and an apple and raisin filling. The glaze is infused with almond extract, making these rolls even more delicious!
3. Sourdough Pretzels
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Pretzels may or may not make you thirsty, but the idea of a twisted, salty cloud of dough baked to golden perfection is enough to make just about anyone hungry. You’ll love these Sourdough Pretzels from Vaishali Honawar!
4. Pumpkin Sourdough Protein Pancakes
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These Pumpkin Sourdough Protein Pancakes from Angie Li will be the perfect way to wake up on a fall morning! With some protein and a lot of autumnal flavor, you’ll be ready to go about your day after getting this nutritious and tasty breakfast.
5. Sourdough Pita Bread
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How do you make any bread better? Make it sourdough! Adding sourdough starter to the pita bread dough in this Sourdough Pita Bread from Travis Piper results in fresh, tasty flatbread that has that tangy sourdough taste. This pairs perfectly with falafel, or it can be used to make sourdough pita pizzas.
6. Sourdough Pizza With Homemade ‘Pepperoni’
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If you have the time to plot out some next-level pizza production in your own kitchen, consider this atypical yet totally delicious Sourdough Pizza With Homemade ‘Pepperoni’ from Travis Piper! The crust is sourdough, which adds plenty of flavor to the dish. Top it with this homemade vegan pepperoni and you have a winner of a dinner.
7. Whole Wheat Sourdough Boule
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This Whole Wheat Sourdough Boule from Travis Piper is a real winner! This will likely be your new go-to bread for our daily breakfasts and sandwiches. It’s a fine blend of whole wheat flour and enough stretchy gluten strands to yield a light, relatively airy loaf.
8. Low-Fat Sourdough Stuffing
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In this Low-Fat Sourdough Stuffing from Jasmine Briones, sourdough bread is cubed and toasted while you sauté onions, garlic, and vegetables until soft and tender. Then, you toss everything together and bake with vegetable broth until it’s crispy on top, but tender below. The distinct taste of sourdough bread combined with meaty mushrooms, scallions, and raisins for sweetness will make this stuffing the most popular dish on the table.
9. Injera: Ethiopian Sourdough Flatbread With Spiced Stew
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What’s not to love about this Injera: Ethiopian Sourdough Flatbread With Spiced Stew from Travis Piper? You make some amazing, magical spongy bread, top it with all kinds of spicy multi-colored vegan food, and eat it with your hands. It’s fun, social, different, and, really, just plain cool. So get some of your buddies over, lay out a big ol’ plate covered in spicy delectables, and go for it!
10. Sourdough Cinnamon Roll Deep Dish Apple Tart
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Apple cinnamon rolls in a tart – need we say more? This Sourdough Cinnamon Roll Deep Dish Apple Tart from Travis Piper is a decadent combination of two of the best desserts of all time. The recipe takes a little bit of time but the end result is worth it.
11. Rye Sourdough Bread
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This rye sourdough is very popular in Russia and all around Europe. European rye breads tend to be dense, sour, somewhat moist, and earthy in flavor. This delicious homemade Rye Sourdough Bread from Leno Regushadze is perfect for any time of day — have it for breakfast with avocado, use it to make your sandwiches, grab a slice as a snack, or serve it as a side with dinner. Once you take a bite of this bread, you’ll never want to go back to store-bought!
12. Whole Wheat Sourdough Pizza Crust
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We all know that a good crust makes or breaks a pie. This Whole Wheat Sourdough Pizza Crust from Travis Piper will not disappoint because it tastes just like the sourdough bread we all know and love! Top it with whatever toppings you enjoy and dig in. It’s so worth it.
13. Sourdough Cinnamon Buns With Dates
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Want a healthier take on cinnamon buns? These Sourdough Cinnamon Buns With Dates from Lisa Andersson and Erik Huss are sweetened naturally with dates and are made from a hearty sourdough spelt four that gives them a rich, full flavor. When you bake these, your home will fill with the aroma of sweet dates, cardamom, and cinnamon. Yum!
14. Sourdough Spelt Waffles
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These Sourdough Spelt Waffles from Kimberly Espinel aren’t tough like the bread! They’re light, fluffy, and with that distinct touch of sourness that makes them unique and delicious. While making your own sourdough starter takes time, it’s well worth it for these waffles and for the bread you can make with the leftovers. Top these waffles with cashew or coconut cream and a drizzle of maple syrup.
15. Five Seed Sourdough
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Once you’ve tried making your own bread, there truly is nothing better than the delicious warming aroma of a home-baked loaf wafting out of your oven. You’ll find this Five Seed Sourdough recipe from Buffy-Ellen Gill can easily fit into your busy week too, with only an evening needed to prep (15 minutes), then a few days later, a short burst in the oven and you’re done! It lasts beautifully in the cupboard for up to five days, and equally slices perfectly (no crumbly bits) to be stored in the freezer. Although truth be told, it probably won’t last that long!
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