Paprika is a ground chile pepper powder, taken from a small variety of capsicum plants that range from sweet to hot in flavor. Paprika is familiar worldwide and is considered a kitchen essential. Spanish paprika is considered by many to have a smooth flavor that blends well in Mexican and Latin dishes. Add some extra heat with this version.
Spice Fun Fact: Paprika has been used as an ingredient in cosmetics and hair dyes for centuries. Mixing it with henna gives hair a reddish tint.