Chile Garlic Topping
This is one of Chicago chef John Shields' favorite kitchen secrets, a simple condiment you can keep on hand to amp up meat, vegetables, eggs--or, yes, even Yeasted Sweet Potato Pancakes (recipe available on midwestliving.com).
Source: Midwest Living
Aleppo pepper flakes come from a medium-hot Middle Eastern pepper named for Syria's capital. Order it online or find it at specialty spice shops. It is more mild and fruity than typical crushed red pepper flakes but still has kick.
104 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 2g; mono fat 7g; poly fat 1g; vitamin a 0.5IU; vitamin c 1.8mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 0.2mcg; sodium 1mg; potassium 23mg; calcium 10mg; iron 0.1mg.