Pepper Substitutes

Take note of these red, black, and white pepper substitutes to make spicing up a recipe (or finding an emergency substitute) a breeze.

Black Pepper

There's a reason most dinner tables play host to a pepper shaker. Using pepper in your recipes is a quick and easy way to add a little extra something special to food. Whether you're looking for a black pepper substitute, white pepper substitute, or red pepper substitute, we've got just the ticket.

Black Pepper

Black Pepper Substitutes

For 1/2 teapsoon, substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper or 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper.

White Pepper

White Pepper Substitute

For 1/2 teaspoon, substitute 1/2 teaspoon black pepper.

Red Pepper

Red Pepper Substitutes

In place of the red pepper in your recipe, use a dash of bottled hot pepper sauce or an equal amount of black pepper.

More ingredient substitutions

Healthy ingredient substitutions

Pepper Recipes

Shrimp and Crushed Red Pepper Pasta

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