Crushed red pepper can best be described as hot, red pepper flakes; it is actually the dried fruit pod and seeds of a capsicum pepper. Crushed red pepper is often referred to as the ?pizza pepper,? since a common use is as a tabletop ?shake-on? for pizza and pasta dishes. The flavor is hot, pungent and biting. Tone?s? Crushed Red Pepper has 15,000-30,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU).
See what’s on the menu with our collection of family-friendly recipes.