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Capsaicinoids, including capsicum, are the chemical compounds that give chili peppers their spicy hot flavor and can make your entire mouth burn. If you’re a fan of jalapeños, cayenne pepper, and other hot and spicy flavors, check out this index of spicy vegetarian recipes.

Barbecued Tofu Sandwich

BBQ tofu sandwhichPile bread high with bbq tofu and your favorite fixings.

Cajun French “Fries”

Cajun friesIf you like spicy, try these baked, cajun-style French fries.

Fajitas

Vegetarian fajitasEveryone seems to love “build it yourself” meals, and fajitas are a delicous way to do this. Hot fillings and cold toppings are served with tortillas so that you can mix and match your own fajitas.

Red Pepper Coulis

Red pepper coulisA coulis is a puréed sauce. Try this roasted red pepper coulis with soup, pasta, or tortilla chips.

Refried Beans

Refried-beansThis vegetarian version of refried beans is tastier and healthier than traditional ones, which are cooked in lard.

Spanish Rice

Spanish riceSpanish rice is a traditional, somewhat spicy side dish found throughout Latin America.

Dal

Red lentil dalDal is the Indian term for lentils, and in cooking refers to any of the many Indian dishes made with lentils. There are many variations ranging from simple to complex; this recipe is on the easy side.

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soupThis spicy pumpkin soup is a good way to commemorate Halloween.

Salsa a la huancaína

Salsa a la huancaínaA spicy sauce from the Huancayo region of Peru traditionally made with fresh cheese. This vegan version relies on nutritional yeast instead.

Caramelized Tofu

Caramelized TofuTofu with a spicy-sweet coating, fantastic with celeriac purée or mashed potatoes.

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