The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Homemade Taco Seasoning

4.90 Mitt(s) 11 Rating(s)11 votes, average: 4.90 out of 511 votes, average: 4.90 out of 511 votes, average: 4.90 out of 511 votes, average: 4.90 out of 511 votes, average: 4.90 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

10
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

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!

7 Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Profile photo of cylina

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!

Profile photo of Delight

Delight on 6.9.2010

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

Profile photo of turntheheaton

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.

Profile photo of DeeAnna

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!

Profile photo of jbl12

jbl12 on 3.10.2010

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

11 Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Profile photo of Kate Somers

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!

Profile photo of christyj

christyj on 2.3.2013

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

Profile photo of Rita Silva

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!

Profile photo of Kelly

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!

Profile photo of reeza

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!

Related Recipes

5-minute Aioli
Profile Photo by Nicolas in Condiments
A super creamy 5-minute aioli sauce. This recipe is so easy,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Sauerkraut
Profile Photo by Cathy Brak in Condiments
Raw sauerkraut is a wonderful, inexpensive source of probiotics. You need...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 32 Level: Easy


Quick Pickled Red Onions
Profile Photo by Rachel Chartoff | Birdseed Kitchen in Condiments
Colorful, crunchy, and convenient, these Quick Pickled Red Onions take about...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 16 Level: Easy


Aunt Rocky’s Instant Hollandaise for One
Profile Photo by Roxana Lopez in Condiments
Eggs Benedict used to be intimidating. No longer! This easy microwave...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 1 Level: Easy


Captain Jack’s Salmon Dry Rub
Profile Photo by Patricia @ ButterYum in Condiments
Salmon is so quick and easy to prepare and today I'm...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 24 Level: Easy