Homemade Taco Seasoning Packet Replacement

READY IN: 11mins
Recipe by Debs Recipes

This mild taco seasoning replaces one of the store-bought packets. It is super-speedy to use with only four ingredients. No preservatives, no sugar, no msg, no fuss!

Top Review by Carol B.

I'm sorry - I just can't agree with the positive reviews. I followed the recipe exactly and was very disappointed. There was absolutely no taste. I needed a mild flavor so seeing it listed as "mild" didn't bother me. I was concerned at first because all I had was smoked paprika. I ended up increasing the ingredients called for and adding cumin, garlic powder and onion powder. This did round out the flavors while keeping it mild. I increased the chili powder by 1/2 t, added 1/2 t of cumin, garlic, onion powder and 1 T of salsa. I definitely needed the salt.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir seasoning and 3/4 cup water into 1 pound browned and drained hamburger; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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