Chili Powder

Make your own chili powder to be sure it's free from allergens. This is also a good way to experiment in the kitchen.

INGREDIENTS | YIELDS ½ cup; Nutrition information per teaspoon

  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground red chilies
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  1. Combine all ingredients in small bowl and mix carefully. Decant into a small glass jar with screw lid.

  2. Cover tightly and store in dark, cool place up to 2 months.

Calories: 8.19
Fat: 0.30 grams
Saturated Fat: 0.04 grams
Carbohydrates: 1.45 grams
Sodium: 98.65 mg

Uses for Chili Powder

Chili powder is typically used to add flavor to chili, which is a thick soup made from beans, tomatoes, and beef. It is also good sprinkled over grilled cheese sandwiches, as a seasoning for Guacamole, and rubbed into meats as a dry marinade before grilling. You can experiment with other spices, including cinnamon, white pepper, and onion powder.

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