Spanish Pimenton de la Vera Sweet Paprika

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What is Spanish Pimenton de la Vera Sweet Paprika?

Pimentón de la Vera, also known as Spanish Smoked Paprika, is a distinctive type of paprika originating from the La Vera region of Spain. Made from dried and smoked red peppers, typically of the Capsicum annuum variety, Pimentón de la Vera is renowned for its rich smoky flavor and vibrant red color. The peppers used in its production are traditionally smoked over oak wood fires before being ground into a fine powder, resulting in a spice that adds depth and complexity to a wide range of dishes.

Pimentón de la Vera comes in various heat levels, from mild to hot, and is a staple ingredient in Spanish cuisine, used in dishes such as chorizo sausage, paella, and various stews and sauces. Its distinct flavor profile makes it a beloved spice among chefs and home cooks alike, adding a unique smoky essence to culinary creations.

NET WT 2.6 oz. (76g)

Ingredients: Spanish Paprika

Suggested Uses:

  • Add a sprinkle of Spanish Pimenton de la Vera Sweet Paprika to paella, stews, and soups for an authentic Spanish touch.
  • Use it to season roasted vegetables, potatoes, or grilled meats for a smoky and flavorful twist.
  • Enhance the flavor of dips, dressings, and marinades with the unique taste of Spanish Pimenton de la Vera Sweet Paprika.
  • Sprinkle it over deviled eggs or hummus for a pop of color and a hint of smokiness.
  • Experiment with Spanish-inspired spice rubs and marinades for a mouthwatering culinary adventure.

Useful Facts:

  • Spanish Pimenton de la Vera Sweet Paprika is made from peppers that are grown and harvested in the La Vera region of Spain, renowned for its traditional paprika production.
  • The peppers used in this spice are carefully smoked over oak wood fires, which imparts the distinctive smoky flavor and aroma.
  • Our Spanish Pimenton de la Vera Sweet Paprika is made from high-quality peppers, ensuring its exceptional taste and vibrant color.
  • It is a key ingredient in many Spanish dishes, adding depth and complexity to the culinary traditions of the region.

Customer Reviews

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Chris B.
Wonderful stuff!

Rich and earthy, yet fresh. A complementary smoky note.