Sourdough Starter I Recipe

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Sourdough Starter I
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  1. Combine instant potatoes, sugar, water, and yeast in a covered container. Let the starter sit on a counter for 5 days, stirring daily with a wooden spoon.
  2. On the morning of the fifth day, feed the starter with 3 tablespoons instant potatoes, 3 tablespoons sugar, and 1 cup warm water. In the evening, take out 1 cup of the starter to use in a sourdough recipe. Refrigerate the remaining starter.
  3. Every five days, feed the starter 3 tablespoons instant potatoes, 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 cup water. If starter is to be used in a recipe, let the fed starter rest at room temperature 6 hours before use. If starter is not being used in a recipe, keep refrigerated and discard 1 cup of starter after each feeding.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 274.9 Kcal (1151 kJ)
Calories from fat 18.47 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.05g 3%
Cholesterol 5.33mg 2%
Sodium 1075.41mg 45%
Potassium 640.54mg 14%
Total Carbs 61.43g 20%
Sugars 27.96g 112%
Dietary Fiber 5.98g 24%
Protein 7.6g 15%
Vitamin C 7.1mg 12%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 103mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 87.44 Kcal (366 kJ)
Calories from fat 5.87 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.65g 3%
Cholesterol 1.69mg 2%
Sodium 342.05mg 45%
Potassium 203.73mg 14%
Total Carbs 19.54g 20%
Sugars 8.89g 112%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 24%
Protein 2.42g 15%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 12%
Iron 0.3mg 6%
Calcium 32.8mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.9
  • 7

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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