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 Spicy and Sweet Sourdough Pizza

Serves 2

Sourdough Pizza Recipe for Crispy Crusts

Note: This recipe yields two small pizzas. For larger pizzas, prepare two separate batches.


  • 1/2 Cup (50 grams) Sourdough Starter
  • 2 Cups (250 grams) Flour
  • 3/4 Cup (175 grams) Water
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt (5 grams)
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil (15 grams)

Optional: Enhance your crust with herbs

  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Basil
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder


  1. Combine starter, flour, and water; whisk together and then knead into a ball. Cover the bowl with a damp towel and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  2. Add salt and 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil to the dough, fold it for a few seconds to incorporate.
  3. Wet your hands with water or oil; stretch and fold the dough from the outside to the center, repeating for one minute. Let it rest for another 30 minutes.
  4. Repeat step 3. Fold in optional herbs, if desired, and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  5. Transfer dough to a floured surface, roll it out to your desired pizza size, folding over the edges to create a crust.
  6. Preheat oven to 425°F (218°C).
  7. Grease your pizza pan and place the dough on top. Bake for 17 to 20 minutes.

Pizza Toppings:

  • 4 oz Salami or Pepperoni of your choice (such as Prima Vera)
  • 8 oz Fresh Mozzarella Cheese
  • 8 oz Marinara Sauce (if making your own, add 1/2 teaspoon each of thyme, oregano, dried basil, and garlic powder)
  • 3 Tablespoons Tapatio Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  1. Spread marinara sauce over the crust (add herbs if desired).
  2. Top with Tapatio sauce, salami, and mozzarella. Bake at 425°F (218°C) for 10 minutes.
  3. Finish by drizzling honey over the pizza before serving. Enjoy the delightful blend of flavors!
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