Red Pepper Spice

By: Sam Smith

Origin

The Red Pepper originated in Central America

Health Benefits

  • Great source of vitamin C
  • Has Magnesium in it.
  • Packed with antioxidents
  • Helps your night vision

Botanical Info

We eat the seeds for the spices to make it have a hot flavorful taste.

Culinary uses

Used fresh or dried
Used in chilli powder
Could be both sweet and savory

Spicy Turkey Meatballs and spaghetti
http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/spicy-turkey-meatballs-and-spaghetti-recipe.html

Intresting Facts

chilli pepper extract can help fight prostate cancer.
A rock band took on the name The red hot chilli peppers because of the food
Pepper spray can be extracted fro red peppers