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Sourdough Skillet Bread With Herbs

Sourdough Skillet Bread with Herbs

Quick, simple, and delicious sourdough skillet bread is the perfect last second recipe to whip up for dinner for your family or to nourish a crowd.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 85 kcal
Author Amy Knight

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sourdough starter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour I use Bob's Red Mill Organic flour or flour of choice (you may need to add more water if you use whole wheat)
  • 3/4 cup water possibly a few tbs extra so the dough is more spreadable. Think thick pancake batter.
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp parsley
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • Fresh rosemary to garnish optional
  • 1/2 tbs olive or avocado oil - plus more for serving
  • 1 Tbs butter or more I won't judge

Instructions

For quick version

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Over medium heat, heat a medium to large cast iron skillet.
  3. In a large bowl, combine sourdough starter, flour, water, baking soda, salt, and herbs. Mix until just combined, and then for 30 seconds to a minute more. Set aside.
  4. Remove skillet from oven, and add butter and oil to skillet and allow to melt.
  5. Pour batter into the skillet and let cook for 4 minutes.
  6. Place skillet into oven and cook for 10-20 minutes, until bread is golden brown.
  7. Cut, then garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and rosemary before serving.

Long version

  1. In a large bowl, combine sourdough starter, flour, and water. Cover with towel and set aside for 6 hours or so.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. Over medium heat, heat a medium to large cast iron skillet.
  4. Mix in baking soda, salt, and herbs to the sourdough batter. Mix until just combined, and then for 30 seconds to a minute more. Set aside.
  5. Remove skillet from oven, and add butter and oil to skillet and allow to melt.
  6. Pour batter into skillet and let cook for 4 minutes. Place skillet into oven and cook for 10-20 minutes, until bread is golden brown.
  7. Cut, then garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and rosemary before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Sourdough Skillet Bread with Herbs
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 85
% Daily Value*
Sodium 337mg15%
Potassium 16mg0%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Protein 2g4%
Calcium 2mg0%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.