Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Also Known As: Ground Red Pepper, Chile Pepper or Cayenne Pepper.
Ingredients: Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Taste and Aroma: Hot!
Uses: Pizza, pasta, salads, sauces and casseroles.
Substitutes:Chipotle Pepper Flakes, Shichimi Togarashi, Aleppo Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Italian Seasoning, Arbol Chile Peppers, Black Pepper or Red Bell Pepper Flakes
Fun Fact: Crushed Red Pepper comes from chili peppers, which is actually considered a fruit rather than a vegetable.
-May improve digestion by stimulating secretions in the stomach
-May help reduce high blood pressure
-May help reduce high cholesterol
-May help clear a stuffed nose by irritating the mucus membranes
-May help protect against some types of cancer
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is for educational purposes only. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.