Goes well with red and orange vegetables, red peppers, tomatoes, pumpkin, carrots and kumara. Sprinkle a little over these vegetables before roasting.
Fantastic in pumpkin, tomato, kumara and carrot soups add 1 or 2 tsp.
Great in hummus, just add 1 tsp.
Add 1 tsp to creamy mashed pumpkin, kumara or potatoes.
Enhances white or cheese sauces with a couple of pinches.
Use as a dry spice rub or dust chicken breasts, pork chops, lamb or steaks. Rub smoked paprika into flesh, season with salt and pepper and cook in usual way.
For a great smokey flavour add 1 tsp smoked paprika through home made pasta sauce and toss through cooked pasta.
Add a pinch or 2 to scrambled eggs or other egg based dishes, omelettes, frittatas etc.
Mix together 2 tsp smoked paprika, 1 clove garlic, 2 Tblspn olive oil, finely grated zest and juice of 1 orange, salt and pepper and use to marinade meat overnight. Can be used with chicken, lamb, beef, fish even vegetables.