Red pepper flakes, often known as dried chilli flakes, are the dried seeds of spicy chilli peppers or a blend of organic chillies such as cayenne, bell peppers, and jalapeño.
Capsaicin, a component that promotes circulation and digestion, gives them their spicy sting. They are high in vitamins A, C, B-6, E, magnesium, iron, and potassium, and only have 6 calories per teaspoon. Aside from the fact that they are full of flavour and have a heated attitude, they also have some unique health benefits:
They assist in increasing metabolism and burning more calories throughout the day.
They are high in antioxidants, which assist the body combat oxidative stress and improve general health.
Consuming dried Red Pepper flakes can assist with stomach problems, discomfort, and inflammation.
The capsaicin component found in dried red pepper flakes may aid in prostate cancer prevention.
This vibrant blend of flakes and seeds gives a little kick to tomato sauce, pizza and pasta! So sprinkling them over everything is a good idea!
Dried red chili peppers