Organic Chili Pepper Crushed
Our gluten-free Organic Chili Pepper Crushed is packed full of flavor and heat. Dried and pulverized, easy to use anytime you need to add a layer of spicy-deliciousness.
Using at Home
Our crushed chili peppers are probably most famous for their role in Mexican and Mexican inspired dishes, such as salsas, chili con carne, mole poblano, tacos, and burritos.
The chili peppers can be used in many dishes from around the world including puttanesca, curries, kung pao chicken, and many more.
Chili peppers have high levels of vitamin C and are a good source of many B vitamins.
They also contain high amounts of potassium, magnesium, and iron, making them a healthy addition to any diet.
Capsaicin, known for fighting inflammation, has been shown to be an effective treatment for arthritis, certain types of neuropathy and psoriasis. It is generally used topically for pain relief.
Studies have shown that chili peppers are good for heart health and lowering cholesterol.
As any aficionado of spicy foods can tell you, chili peppers are also good at clearing mucus from the sinuses or congested lungs.Benefits
These all-natural chili peppers are packed full of capsaicin, the compound that delivers the heat, the perfect way to easily turn up the flavor-fire in your next dish.
Crushed chili peppers are simple to use. They can be added to many recipes, sprinkled on top of food for extra heat (a staple in Italian restaurants), or used in pickling and soups.
Archeological evidence shows that chili peppers have been domesticated for more than 6000 years and used since 7500 BC.
Christopher Columbus first encountered them in the Caribbean, calling them peppers because of their spicy flavor.
After bringing them back to Europe, they were cultivated in Spanish and Portuguese monasteries and often used as a substitute for black peppercorns, which had risen dramatically in price.
*Images are representations only, and may not be a direct reflection of the shipped product
Unless otherwise indicated, products are sold by weight and not by volume. Some products may appear "less full" due to a variety of factors such as the density of the spice, contents settling during shipment, etc.
Our inner safety seals are pressure sealed and it is normal when twisting off the cap that the seal may come off, come loose, and/or tear - so long as none of the contents spill out, the product is safe to consume.