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Homemade Taco Seasoning

from kristineskitchenblog.com
This Homemade Taco Seasoning recipe takes just minutes to make and it tastes so much better than the packets from the store. It's healthier, too!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 24 servings (makes about 1/2 cup)
Calories: 6kcal


  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¾ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • Place all ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until well combined. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
  • To make taco meat, use 2 heaping tablespoons taco seasoning per pound of meat. Brown the meat, add in the taco seasoning and 1 cup of water, and simmer until most of the liquid has evaporated, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.


Serving: 1teaspoon | Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 35mg | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.6mg
Nutrition information is only an estimate.
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