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Homemade Taco Seasoning

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Description

Make your own Taco Seasoning—save money and eat better!

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cayenne (more Or Less For Heat)
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Minced Onion
  • 1 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • 2 teaspoons Paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons Cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon Sea Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Onion Powder

Preparation

Pour all of the ingredients into a bowl and mix. I would quadruple the recipe! That way you only have to make it once in a while. These amounts are just guidelines. Put in what you like, and leave out what you don’t!

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cylina on 8.19.2010

looove this mix! i use it all the time! burritos, tacos, chili… its easy and so much better than packaged seasonings.. yummo!

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Delight on 6.9.2010

This tasted awesome and I have plenty leftover for another batch. Thanks, DeeAnna!

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turntheheaton on 3.15.2010

I liked it! I used a tablespoon with a pound of cooked and drained ground beef simmered for about 3 minutes with about a 1/4 cup of water. This was the perfect amount to me, as the packaged mixes are way overpowering to my taste.

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DeeAnna on 3.11.2010

I use 1-2 tablespoons per pound of meat. I use more if I’m using turkey or chicken, less if I’m using beef or bison. Enjoy!

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jbl12 on 3.10.2010

I was wondering the same. 1-2 tbls per pound?

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Kate Somers on 6.5.2013

Tried a few… this is my fav!! I triple it and make a stash everyone once in a while… i used roughly 1 Tblsp per pound of meat :) Thanks!

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christyj on 2.3.2013

Yummy! Will never buy the packets with all of the preservatives again.

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Rita Silva on 8.16.2012

Love this. It’s been my go to taco mix recipe for about two years now! I get friends asking me for the recipe all the time :) I can’t belive I only left a review now :x Thank you!

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Kelly on 2.20.2012

This had wonderful flavor! A little spicy, but I will use less red pepper flakes next time. It’s wonderful to have on hand!

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reeza on 2.14.2012

Oh gosh that’s embarrassing – I’ve used this recipe plenty of times and haven’t rated it yet! Shame on me! LOL This is such a great recipe – I love that you can control what you put into it and a great way to use up dried spices. It’s wonderful that you can make this at home and not have to go to the store and buy a packet with questionable ingredients! Best of all it tastes GREAT! Love this and will be using it time and time again! Thank you so much!

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