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 the smooth flavor that blends best in Mexican and Latin dishes. This sweet version is good for any basic recipe.
Spice Fun Fact: While varying in heat, all Hungarian paprikas have a rich, sweet red pepper flavor. Spanish paprika has a milder and more neutral flavor.