Potato Starch
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Potato starch is also called potato flour or potato starch Flour. The main reason potato starch is employed as a substitute for other starches is for dietary reasons.  Unlike wheat flour starches or Cornstarch, potato starch is permitted for Passover, and it is also gluten-free.

Culinary Uses

Potato starch can also refer to actual potatoes puréed and added to thicken Soups or Stews. An example of using Potatoes to thicken a sauce or soup would be in Clam Chowder which Smart Kitchen covers making in Topic 4: Soups, Exercise 3: Clam Chowder.

Nutritional Value USDA
POTATO FLOUR
Amount Per 100g
Calories 357
%Daily Value*
 
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
2%
Sodium 55mg
21%
Potassium 1001mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate 83g
20%
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes