Filé Powder is dried and ground Sassafras bark. Has a minty-anise-musty flavor and is used to thicken and flavor to soups and stews.
Seasoning/ Flavoring, Spice, Thickener
Anise, Aromatic, Minty, Musty
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Stir in towards the end of cooking to avoid giving a tough texture to a dish.