Paprika (Hungary) Powder

[ 1886 ]
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per 1/4 Pound
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per Pound

Hungarian paprika is bold red in color and is sweeter than other varieties, although it still provides smoky flavor. In Hungary, the spice typically accompanies the salt shaker at the table instead of black pepper.

As the namesake suggests, Hungary is a leading producer of paprika.

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quick look

information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound5
active compoundscapsaicin, carotenoids, vitamins, trace minerals
plant part usedfruit
why buy powdered hungarian paprika?Provides bright color and bold flavor.

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in an airtight container away from direct light, heat and moisture.
appearance & aromaReddish brown in color, releases aroma with moist heat.
how hot is this pepper?400 HU
In the Scoville Heat Unit Scale M means thousands, and the HU is short for Heat Units, which measure the amount of capsaicin the pepper contains.


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culinaryHungarian paprika is used to flavor stews, chilis, marinades and rubs.
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flavor profile

powdered hungarian paprika

Flavor intensity ranges depending on region and pepper varieties, but all Hungarian peppers have a sweet, red pepper taste.

culinary companions

Pairs with meats, vegetables, beans and sweet spices.


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what else you should know

powdered hungarian paprika

As you might have guessed, Hungary is the largest producer of Hungarian paprika. In fact, it’s the national spice of the country. In addition to being a key ingredient in Hungarian goulash, paprika is also commonly added to marinades, condiments tomato sauces and lentil stews.

There are eight grades of Hungarian paprika. The most colorful grade is referred to as különleges, while édesnemes is characterized as sweet and pungent and eros is classified as the hottest despite a muted color. For the most part, Hungarian paprika distributed in the U.S. is of the édesnemes variety.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.