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homemade paprika recipe
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Homemade Paprika (VIDEO)

You can never have too much paprika powder in your pantry. Better than the store-bought version of it! Let's make it.
Prep Time10 minutes
Dehydrating Time5 hours
Total Time5 hours 10 minutes
Course: Condiment/spice
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: condiment, mixed spices, paprika powder, red pepper, seasoning, sweet pepper
Servings: 15 tsp
Calories: 1kcal


  • 7 sweet peppers (large-sized)


  • Rinse the sweet red peppers.
  • Use a knife to chop off the stalks and slice the red peppers as thinly as possible.  
  • Place a grill mesh mat on top of an oven rack.
  • Then, arrange the peppers on the grill mesh mat. 
  • Preheat the oven to 85° C or 185° F for 15 minutes. 
  • Dehydrate the peppers for three to eight hours.
  • Once cooled at room temperature, put them in the blender or spice grinder to powderize. 
  • Store the paprika in a jar to use anytime!



  • Paprika powder can be used for almost any recipe.
  • It’s perfect for batters, marinades, soups, seasonings, garnish, and more!
  • Remember, use it in moderation for the best results.


Serving: 1 (of 15) | Calories: 1kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.3g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 0.3mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 0.05g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 0.004mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 0.1mg