How to thicken keto recipes without flour or cornstarch — Diet Doctor Explores


You may be used to using flour or cornstarch to thicken sauces, soups, stews, gravies, or casseroles. In this week’s episode we’ll show you how to use alternative ingredients and cooking methods to thicken up concoctions — without piling on unwanted added carbs.

To find sample recipes, check out this comprehensive guide to thickening low-carb or keto recipes:

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  1. Hey, pro tip for gravy. Roast a punnet of Button mushrooms in the oven for about 20 minutes. Take them out and straightaway place into a container so you can stick blend them into mush while still hot. Add a bit of boiling water if too thick.

    Thickest, most mushroomy gravy ever!

  2. For me being gluten free isn't enough, the gums used in gluten free products (in addition to psyllium husk which is worse than gluten for me) cause me as much discomfort as gluten. I know this is a keto site but info about how to thicken soups naturally is very helpful, thank you.

  3. Thanks for the great tips again. I will definitely try some of these. I have used Lupin Flour in roux with great success & I discovered that I really like the taste of it. The only problem is i have not been able to figure out how healthy it is.