Member's Mark Paprika (18 oz.)
About this item
- Sweet and smoky Spanish paprika
- Convenient shaker bottle for easier use
- Large 18 oz. bottle
- Comes in a clear, recyclable plastic container
Add smoky heat with a hint of sweetness to favorite recipes with Member's Mark™ Paprika™ (18 oz.). From adding color and flavor to everyday favorites like scrambled eggs to more involved dishes like Chicken Paprikash, this versatile seasoning will add that something extra to all your meals.
This popular spice is a staple in most kitchens. It’s made from both ground and dried peppers. Spanish-style varieties are prepared from smoke-dried pimento chili peppers. Pepper types range from sweet to hot, providing a range of flavor. The smoke-drying process uses non-direct heat, which helps preserve the vitamins in the peppers. After drying, the peppers are ground with stone wheels.
Using Spanish-Style Paprika
Member's Mark Paprika lets you add flavor to so many dishes. If you're making a savory dish, paprika is often a good addition. Add a hint of spice with smokiness to stews, soups, casseroles, vegetables, rice and sauces. The vivid red color also adds visual interest a zest of flavor to potato salad and deviled eggs. Use the seasoning in fried chicken coating and grilling rubs with salt and pepper and other spices. No matter what you add it to, the smokiness and color of paprika seasoning adds pizazz to any recipe.
When to Add Paprika
When using Member's Mark Paprika, most recipes call for adding it at towards the end of cooking. High heat can lessen the flavor and color of the spice, so adding it at the end of cooking helps ensure the boldest flavor and color. When making cold dishes like deviled eggs and potato salads, sprinkle the paprika on top as a garnish.
Benefits of Spanish Paprika
In addition to the flavor, paprika spice provides other benefits. Peppers are very high in vitamin C, with most having six to nine times the amount found in tomatoes based on weight. The seasoning is both a stimulant and antibacterial agent. This helps improve circulation and keep blood pressure normalized when eaten frequently. Paprika can also help increase saliva and stomach acid production for improved digestion. The hotter varieties of the seasoning may help improve circulation when eaten regularly.