PAPRIKA

ELAINE RAY

ORIGIN

Originated from central Mexico and was brought to Spain in the 16th certury

BOTANICAL INFORMATION

Dried ground pots of Capsicum peppers ( a sweet pepper)

USES

Recipes: Well suited with seafood and chicken dishes

Sweet or Savory: Sweet

Fresh or Dried: Dried

HEALTH BENEFITS

Paprika has a lot of antioxidants

INTERESTING FACTS

The culinary use of paprika started after Christopher Columbus brought it back to the New World.
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