|Flavor Profile:||Spicy - Sweet|
|Cuisine:||Hungarian, Spanish, Bulgarian|
Paprika, also known as “Capsicum annum L.,” is a variety of sweet red pepper which was originated in Mexico. Paprika is typically dried and ground into a powder to be added to foods that require a vibrant red hue. The most common types of peppers used to make paprika include tomato peppers, chili peppers, and cayenne peppers. The most typical use for paprika would be to season and color soups and rice, as well as in the formulation of sausages and meats.