With its tangy taste and chewy texture, sourdough bread has become a real kitchen favorite. It's not just the flavor that makes it special; it's also how you can pair it with so many delicious dips, spreads, soups, and sides. Let's explore 20 different ways to enjoy it!
Besides being delicious, the fermentation process of the sourdough starter adds a unique tangy flavor to sourdough bread, making it the healthiest bread choice for many. So it's worth trying to fit it into your daily rotation of foods you eat.
I take great joy in baking the highest quality bread for my children, and if you're still reading this, I think you do too.
Yet, it's easy to fall into a routine of the same toppings, dips, and stews. To avoid this, it's a good idea to switch things up now and then. Just like you, I get tired of eating the same things every day, so that's why I asked people for their favorite recipes to keep their sourdough meals interesting and fun!
Without further ado, let's dive into 20 delicious ways to serve sourdough bread!
Homemade Roasted Garlic Butter
Slather this roasted garlic butter on fresh sourdough bread to make crave-worthy garlic bread or melt it over steaks. Toss with pasta for an easy sauce with a creamy texture or stir into veggies to make them pop. A dollop on a baked potato is simply divine!
Blueberry Chia Jam
This easy 2-ingredient Blueberry Chia Jam is made in 10 minutes with no added sugar! This healthy, naturally sweet, antioxidant-rich fresh jam is the best way to use up an abundance of fresh or frozen blueberries! Use it as a sandwich spread, slather it on top of peanut butter, or use it as a sweet filling, or topping!
10 Minute Balsamic Dipping Olive Oil For Bread
Mix up an easy Italian olive oil dip to serve alongside sourdough toast or your favorite crusty white bread. This easy olive oil bread dip is packed with flavor from dried herbs and a kick of spice from Calabrian chili paste.
Caramelized Red Onion Chutney
Caramelized Red Onion Chutney is a sweet and sour relish that's the perfect addition to your grilled cheese, and cheese board, and can be a great gift during the holidays. Caramelized onions are a treat for your taste buds. This is a recipe that's always good to have in the fridge!
You will love this smooth, creamy hummus made from dried chickpeas in the instant pot in just over an hour. With just a few simple and healthy ingredients, this Instant Pot Hummus is the best creamy dip for any occasion!
Mutabal (Roasted Eggplant Dip)
A Middle-Eastern table is not complete without delicious, unctuous, and smoky mutabal (roasted eggplant dip). Serve this snack or appetizer with pita, vegetables, or as a side to grilled proteins.
Pizza Dip with Pepperoni
This dip is like a supreme pizza without the crust, it’s quick to make and is always the first party snack to get eaten! Serve it with slices of sourdough bread and breadsticks for a unique offering that will have everyone asking you for the recipe.
Italian Marinated Tomatoes
Fresh juicy tomatoes are marinated in olive oil, garlic, & seasonings for a simple yet sensational combination of flavors. This easy recipe for Italian Marinated Tomatoes is a fresh & healthy side dish, appetizer, or salad.
Vegetable Cream Cheese
This vegetable cream cheese is loaded with fresh produce and is so simple to make! Spread it on a sourdough bagel or use it as a dip with homemade sourdough bread, crackers or fresh-cut veggies.
Simple Sardine Salad Recipe Made With Canned Sardines
Are you ready to transform an often-underestimated ingredient into a sensational salad? A can of sardines, often tucked away in the pantry, can star in a nutritious and flavorful dish when paired with fresh herbs and the right ingredients.
Mojo Rojo: Canarian Red Sauce
Learn how to make mojo rojo with this quick and easy recipe. In just a few minutes, you’ll be drizzling this flavorful and spicy red mojo sauce over all your favorite sides and mains or dipping bread, crackers, or veggie sticks in it.
Kale And Walnut Pesto
Kale And Walnut Pesto is a delicious and frugal alternative to traditional pesto. You can use it on chicken, with pasta, on bread, and more.
Hamburger Vegetable Soup
Craving a cozy soup that's hearty, healthy & budget-friendly? Fix a batch of this easy hamburger vegetable soup all in one pot on the stove in less than 90 minutes.
Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup
This instant pot stuffed pepper soup gives you all the delicious stuffed pepper flavors but with so much less work in soup form! It’s hearty, warming, flavorful, loaded with healthy ingredients, and kid-friendly! We simply sauté the ground meat, then add everything into the pressure cooker and poof, dinner is ready.
Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Dip
Rich, flavorful, summery (JUST LOOK AT THAT COLOR), and ready in a snap. You just need a few ingredients and your trusty food processor. It's like taking a swan dive right into summertime (*cue happy dance*).
Spanish Garlic Shrimp (Gambas Al Ajillo)
Whether enjoyed during a relaxed afternoon or as a prelude to a night out Spain has mastered the art of tapas and none are more beloved than gambas al ajillo. Tender shrimp served in a garlicky olive oil sauce and best served with some crusty bread to soak it all up it’s no surprise this dish is served in nearly every restaurant in Spain.
Baked Camembert with Truffle Honey
Baked Camembert with truffle honey is a heavenly appetizer that’s as easy to make as it is to eat! It’s just perfect for holiday entertaining, too!
Loubia (Moroccan White Bean Stew)
Enjoy Moroccan loubia, also called Moroccan white bean stew, a one-pot dish brimming with stewed white beans, fresh tomatoes, garlic, and spices. The tasty comfort food is ready in 1 hour, making it a perfect weeknight meal or side dish.
Scrumptious Apple and Pear Chutney
Savor the flavors of autumn by making this Scrumptious Apple and Pear Chutney. This delectable chutney is flavorful enough to eat on its own, or it can be used as an accompaniment to rich dishes. A healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Herbed Bread Dipping Oil
You will love this recipe for Herbed Bread Dipping Oil. It takes just minutes to prepare and is a fabulous appetizer. Seasoned olive oil is packed with the flavor of fresh basil and garlic; you just need crusty bread to accompany it and you’re ready to go!
The options about what to put on your slice of sourdough bread don't end here. There are countless ways to enjoy it, and even stale bread can easily be turned into tasty sourdough breadcrumbs or sourdough croutons. Leftover sourdough bread can also be turned into my toddler's favorite: French toast! So bake as many loaves as you want, because with the best side dishes and dips, you won't have to waste any of it!
What's YOUR favorite way to enjoy a slice of bread? Let me know in the comments below!
I personally love topping mine with fresh cherry tomatoes and mozzarella, or dipping it into a bowl of classic French onion soup! And it makes a great base for any type of sandwich.
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