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Cayenne Pepper

Last Modified: 03/09/11
First Published: 12/07/07
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Ingredient Information

Cayenne Pepper
Price: $0.13
Calories: 17.00
Volume: 1.00

Cayenne Peppercayenne pepper

A finely ground pepper from the seeds ans pods of chili peppers with a hot, pungent and biting flavor.

The popular spice is high in vitamin A and the zesty flavor is a key ingredient to season salsas, avocado dips, tacos, sauces, marinades, soups, seafood, meats, curries and egg dishes. Also used as a condiment for hot cocoa, beans and vegetables.

Cayenne pepper is found fresh, dried and powdered or dried flakes. 1 teaspoon is 1 gram and 6 calories.

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