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Homemade Taco Seasoning

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Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time0 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


  • 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


  • 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.


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.
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