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    Thickening sauces

    Hi all,

    I'm wondering how you might thicken a sauce in a SW friendly way? Or should I just use cornflour and water and syn it?

    Thanks in advance!

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    Basic, Cornflour, 25g 4 4 4
    Basic, Cornflour, 1 level tsp 1 1 1
    Basic, Cornflour, 1 level tbsp 3 3 3

    Not too high in syns.....so maybe just worth using?

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    Savoury sauce in mince. Used a little bit of smash in the end and it worked a treat :-)

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    Smash would be synned if using it in this way so you would have been just as well using cornflour. proper potato, lentils or rice work as they are starchy, or an egg yolk, or just cranking up the heat and stirring until thickened

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    I made a stew yesterday and added some gravy granules





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