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Top 10 Cayenne Pepper Substitutes

Cayenne pepper is one of my favorite ways to add heat to a dish. However, if you find yourself without cayenne pepper or just want to change up the heat of a recipe, here are 10 great cayenne pepper substitutes.

Cayenne pepper a spice that works well in a wide variety of dishes and cuisines.  It’s especially prevalent in Mexican, Indian, and Asian cuisines. Cayenne is a versatile pepper that is used in powder form, fresh, or in a sauce.  This pepper has a bright red color that adds an earthy and spicy flavor to the dishes. 

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