Staple Recipes You Should Start Making out of Sourdough

These 10 staple recipes are the perfect way to begin swapping out store-bought food for items made from scratch with sourdough. It’s scary what’s in food on the grocery store shelves. From seed oils to nasty additives, it’s time we protect our bodies and make wholesome food from scratch. This post is a collection of sourdough staples that you can begin making at home instead of buying. It’ll save you money and protect your health. 

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These recipes are some of my all-time favorites I’ve developed for the blog. They taste a hundred times better than premade and are easy to whip up. If you’re worried about how much time it’ll take to make staples from scratch, plan to make them ahead.

For example, if you know you’re having pizza Monday night, whip up the dough on Sunday while you’re making supper. It can sit in the fridge overnight and will be ready to go when it’s time to eat!

10 Staple Recipes You Should Start Making out of Sourdough

These staples are made with wholesome ingredients and simplified steps to make them easy to whip up. You’ll find bread recipes, tortillas, dinner rolls, and even waffles below. If you’re tight on time during the week, whip these staples up on the weekend so they’re ready to go when you need them!

loaf of artisan bread
Artisan Sourdough Bread Recipe
This artisan sourdough bread recipe is perfect for keeping a homemade loaf on hand. With a developed sourdough taste, a soft crumb, and the perfect crust, you'll be surprised it was made at home!
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whole wheat bread
Sourdough Multi Seed Bread Recipe from Scratch
Indulge in the rustic charm of Simple Seeded Sourdough Whole Wheat Bread, where each bite reveals a harmonious blend of tangy sourdough and wholesome whole wheat, complemented by a delightful crunch from a medley of carefully selected seeds, leaving you yearning for one more slice.
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tortillas in a basket
Easy Sourdough Tortillas
These easy sourdough tortillas from scratch can be made with discard or fed starter. With only 5 simple ingredients, you'll be able to save money and reduce the additives in your food. Do you hate choosing between healthier tortillas and a low price? Now you don't have to! You'll love every bite.
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pie dough rolled out
Homemade Sourdough Pie Crust
Indulge in the perfect blend of flavors with our Homemade Sourdough Pie Crust, infused with olive oil. A delightful twist on a classic recipe!
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sourdough dinner rolls
Soft Sourdough Dinner Rolls
These sourdough dinner rolls are the perfect side for any holiday meal including Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. Their soft texture paired with the slight tang of sourdough creates a roll to die for.
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pizza topped with cheese and ham
Sourdough Pizza Crust Recipe From Scratch
Sourdough pizza crust makes some of the best-tasting pizza. The dough has a balanced sourdough tang that pairs well with any topping. You can roll it thin or keep it thick, whatever you like. This is the only recipe we use for at-home pizza night. It's that dang good!
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homemade pasta on the counter
Homemade Sourdough Potato Gnocchi (Easy Small Batch for Beginners)
Craft delicious homemade sourdough potato gnocchi with this small-batch recipe. Perfect for soups, Italian dishes, and even sheet pan meals.
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bottle of crumbs on the table
Homemade Sourdough Bread Crumbs
Use old sourdough bread to make these quick and simple bread crumbs for topping side dishes and even breading chicken.
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stack of pancakes on a plate with syrup
Homemade Sourdough Pancakes
These homemade sourdough pancakes can be whipped up in minutes but taste just like your childhood. With delicious homemade buttermilk, homegrown starter, and a hint of vanilla, you'll fall in love with this recipe. Whether you're looking for the perfect brunch recipe or late-night treat, these pancakes are the perfect choice anytime.
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stack of waffles
Easy Sourdough Waffles
These sourdough waffles are quick and easy to make, even on the busiest of days. You'll fall in love with the light and fluffy interior while the outsides stay crisp. Not to mention they'll save you money and are better for your health!
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Sourdough Staple Recipes FAQ

What all can I make with my sourdough starter?

The possibilities are endless! You can make anything from cinnamon rolls to brownies.

What do bakers have to do for sourdough starter every day?

If you leave your sourdough starter out on the counter at room temperature, you’ll need to feed it every 12 hours. However, if you place it in the fridge, you don’t need to feed it for up to a week.

Is it cheaper to make staples from scratch with sourdough?

Yes! It’s so much cheaper because you’re making it from simple ingredients at home. Also, you’re not paying for the labor behind the item being made.

What are your go to things to make with sourdough besides bread?

My go-to recipes are sourdough pizza crust, cinnamon rolls, and all kinds of scones.

Can I freeze some of these staples so they’re already made when I need them?

Of course! Making them ahead of time and freezing them is a great idea. Each recipe has instructions on how to freeze them and how long they’ll be good for. 

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