2.0 Oz. Bag. The Aleppo pepper is a dark red, robust pepper grown in the area around Halab in Northwestern Syria just south of the Turkish border - Halab was known as Aleppo during the Middle ages. With a high oil content this dried and crushed red pepper has a deliciously deep, aromatic flavor. With a bit more heat than paprika it is truly a versatile ingredient in the kitchen and at the table. It is delicious in chili, meat loaf, and sauces, or anywhere paprika is called for. It is great on grilled meats like chicken breast, steak, and chops. Aleppo Pepper also makes an attractive sprinkle for potato, chicken and tuna salad and deviled eggs too. In Syria it is used for many dishes, especially soups, salads, and fish.