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Are red pepper flakes vegan?

Red pepper flakes is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is red pepper flakes?

Red pepper flakes are a popular and versatile spice that adds a bold, spicy kick to any dish. Made from crushed dried red chili peppers, these fiery flakes are a staple in many cuisines worldwide, including Italian, Mexican, and Korean. Red pepper flakes can be used to add heat to pizza, pasta, soups, stews, marinades, rubs, and more. They contain capsaicin, a compound responsible for their fiery flavor, which also provides numerous health benefits, such as boosting metabolism and reducing inflammation. Just a pinch of red pepper flakes is enough to elevate the flavor profile of any dish to a whole new level.

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