Definition of pimenton in English:

pimenton

noun

mass noun
  • Smoked paprika, used especially in Spanish cooking.

    ‘it's not paella unless it has rice, saffron, and pimenton’
    • ‘The cooks are dressed in blue jackets and gray caps, and the counter is propped with jars of squid and cans of pimenton next to oysters on ice.’
    • ‘I created a ground pork burger with pimenton, and pressed chopped onions into the burger before putting it on a skillet on the grill.’
    • ‘Its sauce is rich with tomatoes cooked with wine, sherry, cinnamon and more pimenton.’
    • ‘A simple ajada, a sauce of olive oil, garlic, pimenton and a splash of vinegar, enlivens the boiled fish, potatoes and broth.’
    • ‘In a large dish, whisk together the oil, vinho verde, thyme, bay leaf, chile flakes, and pimenton.’
    • ‘In a good-size saucepan, gently cook the onion, garlic, pimenton, cumin, cinnamon and saffron in the oil for about 5 minutes, until soft.’
    • ‘Transfer mixture to a serving bowl and sprinkle with pimenton and garnish with fresh parsley.’
    • ‘I think I added too much pimenton because I love the stuff, but it turned the dressing a bit chalky and harsh.’
    • ‘By adding a little of the pimenton, it transports you to Spain immediately.’
    • ‘Even if you're not down for dinner and just want to drink, you HAVE to try their fries with pimenton aioli!’

Origin

Spanish pimentón ‘paprika’, from pimiento (see pimiento).

Pronunciation

pimenton

/pɪmɛnˈtɒn/