Taco Seasoning - Budget Friendly Seasoning for Tacos, Burritos..

Total Time
5mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
0 mins

Try this seasoning instead of using the packets of taco seasoning. Makes a great gift too! This not only saves you money it tastes better too! You control the amounts- feel free to adjust to fit your taste. If you like it hotter you can add some cayenne or up the chili powder! Enjoy!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 2 12 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 12 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons cumin, we love cumin- feel free to adjust to your taste
  • 2 teaspoons oregano, preferably Mexican oregano
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 12 tablespoons onion flakes (minced dried onion) or 1 12 tablespoons onion powder
  • 12 teaspoon cayenne pepper, omit if you like it mild and increase if you like it spicier
  • 1 teaspoon salt, adjust for your taste the salt helps to keep it fresh when storing

Directions

  1. Mix all spices together.
  2. Store in airtight container. Will keep for 6 months to a year.
  3. 7 teaspoons of this spice mix is the equivalent of one 1.25 oz packet of store bought taco seasoning. This recipe makes the equivalent of 4 spice packets.
  4. To make tacos- mix 7 tsp (or 2 T and 1 t) to 1 lb ground meat that has been browned and drained of fat. Add 3/4 cup water and stir to blend. Cook til water has evaporated.