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a family member brought me a tube of paprika paste from a trip to Hungary any suggestions as to what I can do with it?

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  1. Depends on how big the tube is :-).
    Hungarian goulash should come to mind instantly...

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    1. re: DiveFan

      lol same thing came to my mind instantly too.

    2. wow, I've never heard of that. I think I'd just squeeze a little in everything. First thing to come in mind... hummus, or in a nut based sauce.

      1. Squirt into hummus - brilliant! Any good goulash recipes?

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        1. re: kasey j miller

          http://www.meatandpaprika.com/2013/05...

        2. I would add it to paprikash. I've no idea what the authentic recipe might be like, but I saute some aromatics and paprika, deglaze with wine, and then put in a large can of crushed tomatoes and shredded chicken, bubble that a while, and then right before service stir in sour cream, and pour over rice.

          It looks terrible but it tastes great, very homey.

          Is it sweet paprika, or smoked? Just plain?

          1. Add ground cumin, ground caraway, a little ground cinnamon and some melted butter and a touch of honey. Brush on Salmon and grill. Serve with grilled peach halves.

            1. I boiled a chicken last week and just called it my kitchen sink chicken because I threw in some fresh herbs I had leftover from a different cooking project, some sliced lemons, onions, garlic and I also used some paprika paste that I got last year in Budapest. I will never be able to duplicate the recipe but the paprika flavor went well with the chicken and herbs-it was pretty darn good for a throw together dish. I had never considered hummus though. That is brilliant!

              1. Schmear it on meat, let marinate and grill. Of course you could add lots of other herbs, spices and evoo.