Question of the Day: Is Paprika Made From Red Bell Peppers?
Quick Answer: Some paprika comes from red bell peppers but not all.
Paprika is an interesting spice because it is made by grinding various types of peppers, and its taste can vary significantly from one manufacturer to another.
Sweet or Hungarian paprika comes primarily from red bell peppers. Commonly used as a garnish or to add color, sweet paprika has a very mild flavor. Other types of paprika may include hot chilies and be quite spicy and overpowering as a seasoning.
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