What Can I Use instead of Paprika?

Answer

Paprika is a spice often used for garnishing and it adds color to your dishes. However, if you do not have paprika at home, you can use some substitutes:

Cayenne Pepper – ½ tsp. or ½ tsp. of ground cayenne pepper for 1 tsp. paprika
Chili Powder – 1 tsp. chili powder for 1 tsp. paprika
Cajun Spice – 1 tsp. cajun spice for 1 tsp. paprika
Hot Sauce – 1 tsp. hot sauce for 1 tsp. paprika
Tomato - 1 tsp. tomato juice with a dash of chili powder for 1 tsp. paprika
Aleppo Peppers - ½ to 1 tsp. aleppo pepper for 1 tsp. paprika
Black Pepper - 1 tsp. black or white pepper powder for 1 tsp. paprika
Pimenton de La Vera - 1 tsp. Pimenton de La Vera for 1 tsp. paprika
Bell Peppers - 2 tsp. bell pepper powder for 1 tsp. paprika
Chipotle Powder - 1 tsp. chipotle powder for 1 tsp. paprika
Red Pepper Flakes - 1 tsp. or ½ to ⅓ tsp red pepper flakes for 1 tsp. paprika
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