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TOP 5: Uses for Red Pepper Flakes

TOP 5: Uses for Red Pepper Flakes

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Bring spice to your life (and plate) with red pepper flakes!

1. SPICY SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS

How do you turn tender meatballs into great balls of fire? Simple...just stop, drop and roll. As in, stop what you're doing, drop the grocery bags and start rolling out these marvellous homemade meatballs. Paired with this robust and spicy spaghetti sauce, this easy dinner is going to get everyone fired up!



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2. THE BEST BEEF CHILI

A dynamite mix of chili powder, red pepper flakes and cayenne, mingled with intense cocoa powder, sweet tomatoes, fiber-rich beans and well-seasoned meat, it can rival any Lone Star chili joint. In a big bowl or piled atop a hot dog or fries, this one is a Chilympic winner.



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3. TURKEY BOLOGNESE LASAGNA

This Turkey Bolognese Lasagna is some seriously hearty (yet, somewhat light) comfort food. Start with the flavorful turkey bolognese (complete with tomatoes, herbs and white wine) sauce, spoon on the creamy Béchamel and pile up the chopped spinach and you've got one luscious lasagna.



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4. SPICY QUINOA PUTTANESCA

Puttanesca is rumoured to have originated among Napoli's nightwalkers. No surprise there. This sultry, spicy, aromatic red sauce of olives, capers and garlic is scandalously good. While the Oldest Professionals paired this kick-in-the-pants sauce with pasta, we've got a few tricks of our own. We've swapped noodles out for quinoa, the numero uno protein provider. There's nothing scandalous here... just two ladies of the night enjoying a seductively delectable bowl of quin-HO-a.



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5. SPICY PASTA PUTTANESCA


Quick and easy, spicy and fragrant, robust and satisfying, it’s no wonder this Neapolitan dish, Pasta Puttanesca, is also known as “whore’s spaghetti.” Myth has it that prostitutes would use this aromatic sauce to lure men into their bordellos, so, unless you’re looking for unexpected visitors, keep your windows closed.



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