How to Thicken Stew in a Slow Cooker


0:00 hi I'm sue Walker and I'm going to show

0:04 you how to thicken stew in a slow cooker

0:06 the things you will need are your hot

0:08 stew some mash potato flakes or some

0:12 corn starch a 1 table spoon measuring

0:15 spoon and a whisk the easiest way to

0:18 thicken stew and a slow cooker is to use

0:21 instant mashed potato flakes you just

0:24 add the flakes directly to the stew and

0:26 stir until they dissolve add enough

0:30 flakes until the gravy thickens to the

0:32 desired consistency another way is to

0:34 use corn starch and water this is better

0:37 than flour because you won't get the

0:39 lumps or the flour taste add 2

0:42 tablespoons of corn starch to 1 cup of

0:44 water and mix until smooth add it

0:47 gradually to the stew while stirring

0:49 keep adding until you get the right

0:52 thickness and that is how to thicken

0:54 stew in a slow cooker