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Sourdough Pizza Dough
Prep Time
20 mins
Rising Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 20 mins
If you have a sourdough starter, this sourdough pizza dough is a great way to use up any discard and gives your pizza crust great flavor.
Course: Entrées
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Vegetarian
Servings: 2 (1-pound) dough ballss
Calories: 1191 kcal
  • cups bread flour (460 grams)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon instant yeast
  • 1 cup sourdough starter or discard (200 grams)
  • 1 cup luke warm water (240 grams)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  1. Combine the flour, salt, sugar and yeast in the bowl of a stand mixer.

  2. Combine the sourdough starter or discard, water and olive oil in a second bowl. Stir to dissolve the starter in the liquid.

  3. Add the liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix with the dough hook on low speed until a dough is formed. Add more flour or water as needed so that the dough stays together. Let the mixer knead the dough for about 10 minutes. The dough should clean the inside of the bowl.

  4. Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl and let it rise in a warm place (around 75˚F), covered with plastic wrap or a clean kitchen towel, until it has doubled in bulk. This should take an hour or two.

  5. Turn the dough out onto the counter and divide the mixture into two dough balls, shaping them into rounds with your hands. Lightly coat each dough ball with oil and transfer to the refrigerator, covered with plastic wrap. You can place them on a baking sheet, or place each dough ball into its own oiled zipper sealable plastic bag or container. (You can freeze the dough balls at this stage, removing as much air as possible from the oiled bag.) Keep in the refrigerator for at least one day, or as long as five days.

  6. When you’re ready to make your pizza, remove your pizza dough from the refrigerator at least 1 hour prior to baking and let it sit on the counter, covered gently with plastic wrap.

  7. Use the dough to make pizza, calzone, stromboli or any other recipe that calls for pizza dough.

Nutrition Facts
Sourdough Pizza Dough
Amount Per Serving (1 dough ball)
Calories 1191 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Sodium 2341mg98%
Potassium 361mg10%
Carbohydrates 226g75%
Fiber 9g36%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 6IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.