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Red pepper flakes

What are red pepper flakes? About the cooking ingredient red pepper flakes. Including 1418 recipes, nutrition data, photos, and where to find it.

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Crushed red pepper , also known as  red pepper flakes, are a condiment consisting of dried and crushed (as opposed to ground) red chili peppers. Crushed red pepper flakes are made from hot dried red peppers.

Crushed red pepper shakers have become as standard as salt and pepper on tables at Italian restaurants and especially pizza parlors in the United States. So common, in fact, are the red pepper flakes as a pizza ingredient that the spice is also known as "the pizza pepper".

Red pepper flakes are not made of one type of chili, but from various combinations of ancho, bell, cayenne and more. Often there is a high ratio of seeds, which intensifies the heat of the pepper. 

Crushed red pepper flakes are used in pickling, chowders, gumbos, spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce and sausage. As chilis have become more popular the styles and varieties of peppers used to make crushed red pepper has also increased.  

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12-Ounce Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

12-Ounce Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

12-Ounce crushed red pepper. High quality Used in restaurants and home gourmet cooking All-Natural, Kosher

$9.97

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Simply Organic Red Pepper Crushed Certified Organic, 1.59-Ounce Container

Simply Organic Red Pepper Crushed Certified Organic, 1.59-Ounce Container

by Frontier COOP

1.59 ounces; Glass bottle Organic chili peppers crushed for adding lively heat to sauces, pizzas, and grilled foods Certfied Organic; Kosher 1% of sales supports organic farming A Brand of Frontier Co-op, responsible to people and planet

$7.69

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Korean Red Chili Pepper Flakes Powder Gochugaru (1 Lb) By Tae-kyung

Korean Red Chili Pepper Flakes Powder Gochugaru (1 Lb) By Tae-kyung

by Tae-kyung

Affordable choice for budget conscious buyers Safe and clean manufacturing process Bright red color Pakaged in Korea, produced in China Coarse Pepper Powder

$9.34

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Spicy World Crushed Pepper Chilli Flakes, Red, 5 Pound

Spicy World Crushed Pepper Chilli Flakes, Red, 5 Pound

by Spicy World

5 pounds of crushed red pepper Perfect for pizza, pastas, soups and more These hot chilis will add a touch of heat to your favorite dishes Fresh product Bulk packaging for an excellent value

$21.54

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Red Pepper Flakes-Large Clear Easy Grip Jar

Red Pepper Flakes-Large Clear Easy Grip Jar

by Denver Spice

Packed in a 16FL Oz Attractive Open-Mouth Plastic Jar with a Tamper Proof Seal All Orders Shipped Within 24 hours Packed to Order for Optimal Freshness Product is Multi-Item Discount Eligble

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Gustus Vitae Crushed Red Pepper Flakes, Non-GMO Seasoning,1.2 Ounce

Gustus Vitae Crushed Red Pepper Flakes, Non-GMO Seasoning,1.2 Ounce

by Gustus Vitae Condiments

Non-GMO. All natural: free from artificial colors and flavors. Magnetized backing. Hand packed in California from local and imported ingredients. Not irradiated or treated with EtO gas. 1.2 ounce (34 grams)

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Tone's Spices Red Pepper Crushed (13.5 oz)

Tone's Spices Red Pepper Crushed (13.5 oz)

by Tone's

Tone's Crushed Red Pepper can best be described as hot, red pepper flakes. It is actually the dried fruit pod and seeds of a capsicum pepper. Use in Italian, Asian and Mexican dishes. Goes well in meatballs, cheese dips, chili and pizza. Try it anywhere heat and a visual appearance is desired.

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Red Pepper Flakes Tin

Red Pepper Flakes Tin

by SpiceCubed

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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp (5g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15Calories from Fat 7
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.9g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 2.8g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars 0.5
Protein 0.6g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Red pepper flakes are usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Red pepper flakes are a member of the Spices and Herbs USDA nutritional food group.

How much do red pepper flakes weigh?

measure grams
1 tbsp 5
1 tsp 1

In Chinese:红辣椒片
British (UK) term: Red pepper flakes
en français:flocons de piment de poivrons rouges
en español:hot pimiento rojo

Recipes using red pepper flakes

There are 1418 recipes that contain this ingredient.

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Asparagus, Sausage and Pepper Pasta

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References

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