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Easy Sourdough Garlic Pizza Bread

These easy, garlic sourdough pizza are our new garlic bread staple. By using the natural fermentation of the sourdough starter, no yeast is required 👍🏻.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Traditional, Vegan
Keyword Vegan, Vegeterian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 8 hours
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 531 kcal


  • 100 grams sourdough starter
  • 600 grams 00 flour sifted
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 400 mil water
  • 2 tsp sea salt flakes


  • 5 cloves garlic crused
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


Sourdough Pizza Base

  1. In a mixer bowl, using a whisk, loosening sourdough starter with 200 mil of water.

  2. Then add the sifted flour, olive oil, remainder of the 200 mil of water and mix on medium speed with the dough hook attachment until dough forms.

  3. Slowly increase the speed until dough no longer sticks to the bowl. Roughly 5 min.

  4. Then let it rest in the mixer bowl for 30 min.
  5. In a small bowl, mix 50g of water with sea salt flakes till salt have dissolved. 

  6. Pour salt solution into rested dough and mix on low speed till solution is completely incorporated. 

  7. Turn speed up to high and mix dough for another 5 min or until dough is soft and elastically in texture.
  8. Lightly grease a large bowl with some olive oil and place dough in bowl. Cover and let dough rest overnight in the refrigerator.
  9. Next day, tip dough on a lightly floured surface and cut dough into 4.

  10. Shape into balls and let it rest on a lightly greased tray at room temperature for an 1hr or so before shaping to use.

  11. To shape, simply press your fingers into the dough from the centre outwards and shape into a flat disc.

    Rotating the dough to get an even circle, leaving the edges a little thicker for crust.

  12. Keep pressing the dough until desired thickness.

    5 mill, will give you a nice thick crust. 

    If you prefer a thin crust, use a rolling pin to roll a thinner base.

  13. Each piece makes roughly 20cm base. Use immediately or put shaped pizza base in the freezer for later use 👌🏻

Garlic Topping

  1. Pre heat oven to 290c or 554f.

  2. To make garlic sourdough pizza, simple drizzle oil on the rested/thawed pizza base.

  3. Then sprinkle fresh minced garlic and sea salt on top.

  4. Drizzle some more oil on top, and then place in hot oven and bake for 5 - 10 min, or until crust have puffed up and is golden brown.

Recipe Notes

Each piece makes roughly 20cm base. Use immediately or put shaped pizza base in the freezer for later use 👌🏻


Will keep for 3 months in freezer


To help with even cooking and that lovely air pockets in the dough, use a pizza stone to cook the dough.


I love garlic, you are welcome to use less if 5 is too intense for you.


This base is not just for garlic bread, you can also use it for pizza or as Turkish bread. Simply sprinkle some zaátar herb mix over, drizzle with some oil and you've got your'self a fluffy delicious sourdough Turkish bread 😋


*Nutrition information is approximate and is meant as a guide only*

Nutrition Facts
Easy Sourdough Garlic Pizza Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 531 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 1169mg51%
Potassium 135mg4%
Carbohydrates 95g32%
Fiber 3g13%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 5.6mg31%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.