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Homemade Taco Seasoning – An easy recipe for Homemade Taco Seasoning prepared with a delicious and flavorful blend of spices and herbs you already have on hand. 

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Make Taco night a breeze with this super quick and easy DIY Taco Seasoning Mix! You can use it for tacos, burritos, Baked Salsa Chicken, beans, rice, and whatever else needs a dash of Mexican flair. 

Prepared with bold, warm flavors and spiced up to your liking, this Homemade Taco Seasoning is preservative-free, gluten-free, Keto, Low Carb, and all natural. Make a big batch and you will never run out of taco seasoning, again. But if you do, you’ll now know how to make your own. 🙌 

Spices and seasonings for tacos set on a white plate.

HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE TACO SEASONING

A simple combo of zesty spices create a perfectly flavored Taco Seasoning:

  • chili powder
  • ground cumin
  • onion powder
  • garlic powder
  • paprika 
  • dried oregano
  • Red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper

Mix it all together and VOILA!

One batch of this Homemade Taco Seasoning is equal to about two store-bought packets, but it’s also packed with much more flavor and freshness. 

OPTIONAL ADD-INS

  • The pepper flakes are enough for us, BUT if you like a little more heat, I suggest to stir in a bit of cayenne pepper. Start with mixing in about 1/8 of a teaspoon, taste, and decide if you want more. 
Taco Seasoning Mix in a spoon.

HOW TO STORE HOMEMADE TACO MIX

  • Stir to combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container or spice jars for up to 3 months.

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

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Prep Time3 mins
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An easy recipe for Homemade Taco Seasoning prepared with a delicious and flavorful blend of spices and herbs you already have on hand. 
Course: Seasoning, Side Dish
Cuisine: American/Southwest, Mexican, Mexican/Southwest
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon smoked or sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Instructions 

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl; mix well until thoroughly combined.
  • Transfer prepared Taco Seasoning to an airtight container or a jar with a lid; store in a dark dry place.
  • Keep for up to 3 months.

Notes

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One batch of this Homemade Taco Seasoning is equal to about two store-bought packets.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Taco Seasoning
Amount Per Serving
Calories 8 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 412mg17%
Potassium 39mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 510IU10%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

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