Paprika

Ashley Hiatt

Origin

  • From ground Capsicum chili peppers
  • We use the dried fruit of the chili pepper family and grind it up to make paprika

Common Culinary Uses


Paprika is used mainly in savory dishes



Used as dried and not fresh



Homemade Steak Rub Recipe



  • 2 T ground paprika
  • 2 T sea salt
  • 1 T ground black pepper
  • 1 t garlic powder
  • 1 t ground oregano
  • 1 t brown sugar
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Health Benefits

Contains:


  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin B-6
  • Iron
  • Capsaicin

Interesting Facts

  • Most Common pepper used to make it is the sweet red pepper
  • Villages will string the peppers along fences outside and brighten things up
  • Best kept in dark places
  • Paprika is a National spice in hungary