Cooking Tips and Questions - Arrowroot as soup thickeners?

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05-01-2007, 05:18 PM
I've always used corn starch to thicken chicken soup but I do use a lot and it IS pretty high in empty calories. I've heard a lot about arrowroot and I was wondering if anyone has used it to thicken soups. Does it affect the taste in any way? Do you recommend using arrowroot?