Make Your Own Taco Seasoning!

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Am I the only one that gets tired of making big plans for Mexican night only to be left hanging without the taco seasoning? I always think I’ve got a few of those store bought spice packets stashed in the cupboard. Come to find out I used them last time. Last time this happened, I decided that would indeed be the last time. With some help from various recipes online, I pulled together the primary spices for taco seasoning and came up with my own measurements to make what I think is an awesome replacement for those taco pouches from the store. I’d much rather know exactly what is in my taco seasoning and I can make bigger portions to store in an airtight container for future fiestas!

Make Your Own Taco Seasoning!
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Recipe type: Condiments
Cuisine: Mexican
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Homemade Taco Seasoning can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container for later! No more running out of that must-have Mexican Night ingredient for tacos or dips!
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, mix all of the spices together. Store any used seasoning in an airtight container. These measurements will make 1 oz of seasoning and work well with 1lb of ground beef for tacos.
  2. Here's a tip: 3 tbsp of seasoning = (1) 1.25 oz. packet of seasoning

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