Paprika is a red spice made from dried bell peppers that have been ground into tiny particles.
– Vitamin A and Carotenoids
Paprika comes loaded with carotenoids. Each serving of paprika has 1.3 milligrams of lutein and zeaxanthin
– Vitamin E
Consuming More Paprika
Combine paprika with other spices, such as garlic powder and cayenne, and use as a healthful rub for chicken breast, fish or lean red meat. Lightly coat sweet potatoes in olive oil and paprika, and then roast until tender, or use paprika as a seasoning for roasted or steamed carrots. Add a spoonful of paprika to your favorite hummus to add flavor, or roast peeled chickpeas in a mix of paprika and coconut oil for a healthful snack. Finally, try using paprika to season homemade soups — it pairs especially well with pureed carrot, squash or pumpkin soups.