Homemade Taco Seasoning

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Homemade Taco Seasoning will give your tacos great flavor that you can’t get from a packet! So easy to make. We also have a homemade Lipton onion soup mix that is so simple to make.

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Taco seasoning recipe from Wholefully.

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

Donna Elick
Excellent homemade taco seasoning!  It will give your tacos great flavor that you can't get from a packet! So easy to make. 
5 stars from 1 review
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Pantry Staple
Cuisine Tex Mex
Method No Bake
Servings 1 (3 tablespoons)


  • 1 tablespoon New Mexico chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • Stir all ingredients together. This recipe doubles and triples perfectly. Consider making a quadruple batch and using 1 tablespoon at a time to season dishes or individual portions.


Serving: 3 tablespoons | Calories: 53cal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2474mg | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 4g | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 5mg

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe’s nutritional value will vary depending on the ingredients used, measuring methods, and portion sizes.

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Originally published September 2011.

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One Comment

  1. 5 stars
    This beats taco-bell seasoning! I ran out of taco bell seasoning so decided to give this a go, and it did not disappoint! It tasted so good in the taco meat! Going to be making this from now on, especially since I can keep it.

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