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Best sourdough recipes

Sourdough chocolate granola

Give stale sourdough a new lease of life with this simple granola, mixed with dark chocolate and porridge oats.

Baking tray of sourdough chocolate granola next to a bowl of yoghurt and two bowls of granola and yoghurt

Fig and gorgonzola tartines

Fig and gorgonzola tartines make an indulgent afternoon snack or stylish starter using a handful of fresh ingredients. These sourdough toasts are super easy to make and ready in 15 minutes, just assemble the toasts and pop under the grill for a couple of minutes.

Herbed cheese tartines with cucumber salad

This French-style open sandwich makes the best light lunch or quick snack. Make a healthier version of grilled cheese using quark, the low-fat soft cheese. Serve on sourdough toast with cucumber salad over the top.

Pan y tomate (Catalan tomato bread)

A really quick and easy breakfast recipe that Catalans and Spaniards enjoy with a coffee in the morning. This recipes works best with nice ripe Spanish tomatoes.

Quick croque madame

Croque madame is a classic favourite and this quick version makes for an easy indulgent meal. Ready in just 30 minutes, it's perfect for a midweek comfort food treat.

Courgette mac ‘n’ cheese with garlic sourdough crumbs

In the US, mac ‘n’ cheese often, on a menu, has its own heading with a choice of flavourings. Courgette and garlicky crumbs get our vote. This recipe is easy but super comforting.

Ratatouille with crisp garlic sourdough

Our best, easy, ratatouille recipe; packed with tomatoes, aubergine, courgettes and red pepper. It's dead easy to make and feeds 4. Serve alongside Sourdough with a kick of garlic.

Creamy mushrooms and tarragon on garlic sourdough

The perfect vegetarian dinner party starter for a Christmas party or a great midweek supper with a lemon and olive oil dressed green salad. Your can use any fresh mushrooms you can find here or a mixture.

Cobb salad with green goddess dressing

Cobb salad is an American classic of chopped tomatoes, avocado, leaves and crisp bacon. Our version adds blue cheese, sourdough croutons and a green goddess dressing.

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