Taco Seasoning Recipe: The Ultimate Homemade Guide

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe is quick and so easy to make, it’s better and healthier than store brought, store it in an airtight container.

Use later as much as you want depending on how spicy you like.

Taco Seasoning Recipe

You will save money by making your own Taco Seasoning, also its taste is so much perfect, so skip the store brought.

It’s so easy to follow and easy to use, and most popular for good reason! If you are a fan of homemade seasoning just like me, trust me you will love this Taco Seasoning.

What is Taco Seasoning Recipe?

I always want a balance between quality and low cost when it comes to cooking. Taco Seasoning is a spicy dressing that’s used to add smoky flavor to all of your favorite dishes, such as Tacos and soups.

It’s always a good idea to make your homemade taco seasoning or you can buy it from the store, my homemade recipe will require ingredients you already have on hand in the kitchen.

Store-Bought vs. Homemade

Why make your own when you could buy a packet from the store? You are thinking! I am going to tell you some reasons why my homemade recipe is better than store-bought:

Seasoning packets are surely easy, but it’s not healthier and you are paying more for it. After examining the ingredients of store-bought, I noticed that the main ingredient used by brads was CORN MEAL?!

Control ingredients amount, because you are making it yourself. You will know how much sodium intake you need and you can adjust the taste and spice.

So, it’s really helpful if you have a health problem or don’t like specific ingredients while making it at home.

When you make it home, it is cheaper in the long run. As I mentioned before brands are using cheap fillers, why pay for that when we can skip these fillers and make our taco seasoning?

Best of all, you can get creative as you like, after all, you are making your taco seasoning. You can use this for any recipe, you name it.

Why You’ll Adore It?

It’s perfect for any Taco Recipe (recipe coming soon) like Fish Tacos.

No cheap Filler– Yes, there is no cheap filler like corn that is being used in store-bought brand packets.

High Quality– In the long run you can control the amount of ingredients you are using so feel free to buy quality spices.

Stores Well– store it in an airtight container. Use later as much as you want depending on how spicy you like.

How to Make the Best Taco Seasoning Recipe

Once you made your own, you will always want your homemade seasoning, it’s quick and easy to prepare, and feel free to double my recipe just follow the instruction properly.

Step 1: Gather all ingredients you are going to use.

Step 2: Bring a small bowl, measure and combine all ingredients, Stir!

Step 3: keep it in an airtight container and use it for taco needs in the future.

taco seasoning ingredients

Once you made your own, you will always want your homemade seasoning, it’s quick and easy to prepare, and feel free to double my recipe just follow the instruction properly.

Step 1: Gather all ingredients you are going to use.

Step 2: Bring a small bowl, measure and combine all ingredients, Stir!

Step 3: keep it in an airtight container and use it for taco needs in the future.

Can I make Ahead of Time

Yes, you can store it for up to 6 months, deepening on how fresh spices you used while making it. This homemade seasoning can store incredibly well.

So, store it in an airtight container, and use it for all your future needs.

How to Store Taco Seasoning Recipe

I like to store the seasoning in an airtight jar, and just like other spices keep it in a cool, dark place. You can use spice jars with an airtight lid, it can remain fresh for about 6 months.

How to Use Taco Seasoning Recipe

Of course, this seasoning can be added for Taco Recipes as well as:

Ground Meant– for 2 pounds of ground meat add 3 Tbsp of the seasoning along with 1 cup of water, it’s great for Taco Salad.

Grilled Corn– Mix it with flavored Butter and spread it onto Grilled Corn.

Key-Ingredients

Chili Powder- It is important to taste the chili powder before using it in a recipe to make sure you like the flavor.

Ground Cumin- It’s the most important ingredient in taco seasoning. It imparts a savory to the recipe.

Paprika – You can skip it if you don’t like it.

Salt and pepper – Salt should be used according to your taste, add fresh black pepper.

Onion powder – It will add onion flavor to your seasoning.

Red pepper flakes – you can replace it with any other pepper like cayenne.

Dried oregano – I used Mexican oregano; you can use any kind.

Recipe

Taco Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Taco Seasoning is quick and so easy to make, it's better and healthier than store brought, store it in an airtight container. Use later as much as you want depending on how spicy you like.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Condiments
Cuisine Mexican, Tex Mex
Servings 10
Calories 5 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes crushed
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano

Instructions
 

  • Gather all of the taco seasoning ingredients.
  • Bring a small bowl, add together chili powder, cumin, salt, black pepper, paprika, onion and garlic powder, pepper flakes, and oregano.
  • Store in a jar with an airtight lid for later use.
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