Mar 26, 2017

Easy Sourdough Spelt Pizza Dough!


A great way to use your extra sourdough starter is to make pizza! Sourdough has many advantages and health benefits over regular dough. The sourdough bacteria pre-digests the flour, which releases the micronutrients in the flour making them more available for the body to use. Sourdough also takes longer to digest keeping you fuller; studies have shown that spelt flour added to sourdough can help regulate blood sugar levels which helps ward off diabetes. Have fun with this simple dough by experimenting on your own!

Makes a 10 inch pizza.

1 cup sourdough starter

1/2 teaspoon of salt

Spelt flour

*I do not add any liquid to this recipe the starter is alredy wet

Add salt to the sourdough starter then add in the spelt flour 1/2 cup to start and knead

keep adding the spelt flour until you get a nice consistant dough that is not sticky

Let It rise for 1 hour

Pre heat the oven to 450 degrees

In a warm cast iron skillet (10 inch) melt some coconut oil, and work the dough out to cover the pan as you would a regular pizza.

Coat the top of the dough with coconut oil, and bake for 8 minutes

Remove the pizza from the oven add your favorite sauce, toppings, and cheese, then bake for another 10 minutes until golden brown.





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