Paprika

Jake Siefkas

Paprika comes from a mix of dried and ground peppers

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Cajun Style Blackened Snapper

Fillets of red snapper are coated with a mixture of pepper and herbs, then cooked at high heat until the coating blackens. Spicy and delicious.

Fun Facts

-The most common pepper to make Paprika is the sweet red pepper

-It is made by grinding the pods of the pepper plant

-The heat of paprika spice can vary, some are mild, some hot, and from smoky to sweet

Health Benefits

-A teaspoon of paprika has 3,349 international units of vitamin A

-Boosts your intake of vitamin E

-Helps you get more iron