This is my favorite taco seasoning recipe. Much better than the packet.

JennK

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
cup
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix chili powder, cumin, cornstarch, kosher salt, paprika, coriander, dried minced onion, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, oregano, and red pepper flakes together. Store in a sealable container.

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Cook's Note:

Use 1 to 2 tablespoons seasoning per pound of meat, poultry, or fish with 1/2 to 3/4 cup liquid.

Nutrition Facts

21 calories; protein 0.7g 2% DV; carbohydrates 3.8g 1% DV; fat 0.9g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 669mg 27% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (9)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
05/25/2014
Made ground beef tacos yesterday for a Saturday lunch using this taco seasoning, and we really enjoyed them. I didn't have "hot" smoked paprika on hand, so just used regular smoked paprika, and this seasoning had just the right of kick for us. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 4
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Rating: 4 stars
05/25/2014
Made ground beef tacos yesterday for a Saturday lunch using this taco seasoning, and we really enjoyed them. I didn't have "hot" smoked paprika on hand, so just used regular smoked paprika, and this seasoning had just the right of kick for us. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/17/2018
I actually made this twice. The first time was ok I found myself adding more garlic onion powder corn starch and adding red pepper flakes. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/18/2018
I made this as listed except for the chili powder. I only had dark chili powder so I used that. I suspect that the only difference there might have been color perhaps... The recipe was a hit at the house as all the leftover taco meat was gone by the next day! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/12/2018
The first time I tried out this recipe I knew I would be replacing the taco seasoning recipe I had been using for years. The hot smoked paprika and coriander really make it stand out. I also mixed up a large batch of this and used it as my holiday gift for my co-workers. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/21/2017
This seasoning was delicious. Didn't have minced onions so I used onion powder. I hate envelope Taco seasoning that have stuff in them you can't pronounce. Family really enjoyed the flavor and made plenty for several Taco nights. Thank you Read More
Rating: 4 stars
06/29/2015
I made this per the recipe but I don't stock 'hot smoked paprika'. I liked it but it didn't have the zing I wanted. The coriander was a nice addition. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/02/2019
It's great and affordable. I use it all the time. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/05/2020
Love this seasoning mix! It is my go to for ground meats and chicken! Makes perfect taco meat. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/14/2020
Love it! Read More