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Homemade Taco Seasoning

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"Homemade taco seasoning is nice to have on hand for any recipe."
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5 m servings 8
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Combine chili powder, cumin, cornstarch, paprika, seasoned salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, and cayenne pepper together in an airtight container. Seal container and shake to mix.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Use 2 to 4 tablespoons of the seasoning mix to every one pound of ground beef. Once the beef is cooked, add 1 cup hot water and simmer for another 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 8 calories; 0.3 1.5 0.2 0 46 Full nutrition

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This is OK, but it doesn't really compare to my favorite mix on this site (Taco Bell Seasoning Copycat). I think it needs minced onion, which the store-bought packet I used to buy has. Also in ...

Homemade Taco Seasoning Haiku: "Used this on chicken. But needed more than 'Cook's Note." Used whole recipe." I tugged about 1 lb's worth of chicken to shred off of a rotisserie chicken and put ...

This recipe tastes ok but not exactly like store-bought taco seasoning. I will use it until I find something that tastes better. I am not sure what it needs to enhance its flavor. The amount ...

This worked fine for me. I used the whole amount on 3/4 pound of ground beef though. I left out the salt and used a saltless version of seasoned salt. Thank you cbowen76 for the recipe.