Gluten Free Friday: Sourdough Pizza Crust and Bacon Cheeseburger Sourdough Pizza
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Gluten free
We love pizza.  It is, so far as we are concerned, one of the world's perfect foods.  I am always in the market for trying something new and inventive with pizza and this time I decided, you know what, I bet soudough crust would be AWESOME.  There was a local pizza place in my hometown growing up that had a slightly sweet crust that I adored, and I figured out as an adult that it was probably a sourdough crust.  I've never made soudough crust before--gluten free or otherwise, so I had to do a bit of research to see what went in a normal one before I could sort out how to convert it.   The end result was a delicious crust that came in at 332 calories and just over 9 grams of fat per serving (1/4 pie).  Please note that this doesn’t include the toppings (you can, of course use anything you'd like) .
  • ½ cup brown rice flour
  • ½ cup potato starch
  • ¼ cup sorghum flour
  • ¼ cup tapioca starch
  • ¼ cup corn starch
  • ¼ cup ground flax
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1.5 cups
  • sourdough starter
  • 1 batch of soudough pizza dough
  • 1 pound ground beef, browned, drained and rinsed
  • 8 slices of applewood smoked bacon, diced and cooked, and drained on paper towels
  • 3 ounces smoked gouda, shredded
  • 1 ounce smoked cheddar, shredded
  • 1 cup
  • pizza sauce
  1. Mix your starter, eggs, and vinegar in a non-metal bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix your dry ingredients.
  3. Add the dry to the wet and mix well.
  4. Set in a warm place to rise until doubled in size.  This could take anywhere from an hour to a few hours.
  5. When you're ready to prepare your pizza, preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  6. Now you could do this on a pizza stone, but I actually recommend a silicone mat because this is a WET DOUGH.
  7. Sprinkle your surface with corn meal.
  8. Spread the dough with a rubber spatula to desired thickness (I like it maybe ⅛-1/4" thick).
  9. Bake for 5 minutes.
  10. Remove from the oven and top with your preferred pizza toppings (we like bacon, beef, and cheese).
  11. Bake for another 10 minutes or until cheese is melty.
Recipe by Kait Nolan at