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Hungarian Sweet Paprika
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jar of sweet paprika
Hungarian Paprika flatpack
Hungarian Sweet Paprika
Hungarian Sweet Paprika
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Hungarian Paprika flatpack
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Hungarian Sweet Paprika

This very high quality Hungarian Sweet Paprika from the Kalocsa region of Hungary bears the name Csemege, or Exquisite Delicacy. This all-natural and versatile seasoning is derived from the dried and ground fruits of the Capsicum annuum plant. With its rich, earthy flavor and a subtle hint of sweetness, it brings an authentic taste of Hungary to your dishes. Hungarian Sweet Paprika adds color, depth, and a unique taste to your favorite recipes, making it an indispensable addition to any kitchen.

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The Rich History of Hungarian Sweet Paprika

Hungarian Sweet Paprika is steeped in history and tradition. It is believed to have been introduced to Hungary by the Turks in the 16th century, and it quickly became a staple of the local cuisine. The climate and soil conditions in Hungary's Kalocsa and Szeged regions are perfect for growing these special peppers, resulting in a distinct flavor and quality that is unrivaled in the world of paprika. 

Today, the spice is an essential component in various traditional Hungarian dishes such as goulash, chicken paprikash, and stuffed peppers. It also enjoys widespread popularity in many international cuisines, from Spanish to American.

Exploring the Culinary Uses of Hungarian Sweet Paprika

Hungarian Sweet Paprika is an incredibly versatile spice that can be used in a variety of dishes.

Here are some popular ways to use it in your cooking:

  • In traditional Hungarian dishes: Use it as a key ingredient in goulash, a rich and hearty stew made with meat, vegetables, and paprika. It also adds a unique flavor to chicken paprikash, a delicious dish of braised chicken in a creamy paprika sauce.
  • As a seasoning: Sprinkle it over roasted or grilled vegetables, potatoes, or baked chicken or fish to enhance their flavor and add a beautiful red hue. It also makes a flavorful garnish for deviled eggs, potato or pasta salads.
  • In spice blends: Combine Hungarian Sweet Paprika with other spices to create your own custom blend for seasoning meats, vegetables, or grains.
  • In marinades and sauces: Mix it into marinades for meats or add it to sauces, such as tomato sauce, for an extra layer of flavor.

Key Features of Hungarian Sweet Paprika

  • 100% natural and free from artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives
  • Made from the highest-quality Capsicum annuum peppers grown in Hungary's Kalocsa region
  • Rich, earthy flavor with a hint of sweetness
  • Adds a vibrant red color to your dishes
  • Ideal for use in traditional Hungarian recipes as well as other international cuisines
  • Available in various sizes, suitable for both home cooks and professional chefs

Hungarian Sweet Paprika from The Spice House is an indispensable spice that should be in every kitchen. Its unique flavor profile and vibrant color add a touch of authenticity and depth to a wide range of dishes. 

Whether you are a home cook looking to experiment with new flavors or a professional chef seeking the finest ingredients, Hungarian Sweet Paprika is a must-have. Embrace the rich culinary heritage of Hungary and elevate your cooking with this exceptional spice.

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Based on 121 reviews
Anne M.
Great addition

Love this spice mild enought to use on my Hungarian rustic mushroom soup. Adds a nice flavor to my other chili's

Sugar B.

I love the Sweet Hungarian Paprika. So fresh & flavorful. I will continue to purchase all my spices from The Spicehouse

David R.
Always good

Bought it for Chicken Paprikash. I always use your product when I really need the spices to stand out.

John H.
Unique and tasty

The paprika was outstanding. Never had I had such an amazing flavor . Truly an ingredient I will purchase again as the quality was exceptional!

Helga W.

Cooking hungarien gulasch. Needs sweet paprica .Also make paprika schnitzel, I'm from germany.My son found your spices,also cook with caraway seeds ,mama's cooking .Thank
you for keeping those spices handy .A little inexpensive, but worth it to me .

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