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Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

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homemade taco seasoning blend

Making your own homemade taco seasoning is an easy way to save money and is a much healthier option when compared to the pre-packaged versions that you buy at the store. Most of the nine spices in this recipe can be found at the dollar store and you can add or subtract amounts to cater to your family’s taste preferences! This recipe also makes a pretty large batch of taco seasoning – enough to season 5-6 pounds of meat so you’ll never want or need to buy those little packets at the store again!

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Recipe from AllRecipes.com

Ingredients:

4 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (more or less depending on how spicy you like it)
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon paprika
3 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon black pepper
Easy Homemade Taco Seasoning Hip2Save.com
Directions: Mix ingredients together in a bowl and store in an airtight container. That’s it! Easy Peasy! Click HERE to print this Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe.

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  1. momof6

    I always make ours! Although i don’t premake it. I just shake what i need when i need it. I have a daughter with a wheat allergy so it’s also a must.

  2. Julie

    How much do you use for a pound of meat?

    • Julia L.

      1/5 to 1/6 of the recipe. It says at the beginning that it seasons 5-6 pounds of meat. HTH. 🌮

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      So usually about 2 Tablespoons per one pound of meat – or to taste 🙂

      • Julie

        Thanks Lina!

  3. bitty

    I have this recipe taped to the jar and usually triple it when I make it. It’s a keeper! Thanks Lina!

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Oh good! Sure Bitty! 🙂

  4. nickyB

    I add dried cilantro to mine.

    • sara

      I love that. Going to try this next time.

  5. Mommy of 2

    I love this recipe! My family has not went back to packaged taco seasoning since!

  6. Rachel

    We do this! It works very well. I keep it in a canning jar. We tried to do a ranch dry mix also but that didn’t work out as well.

  7. Katie

    Best part is no MSG or yucky chemicals 😝

  8. Kelly

    I used to buy taco seasoning from a small company that isn’t around anymore. In my attempt to mimic their recipe, I like to add in a dash of chipotle powder, a pinch of orange zest, and a small box of raisins. It is the most surprising addition and it tastes wonderful.
    I only add those to my base mix when making tacos, not for taco soup or anything else that uses the taco mix.

  9. Katie

    We use this seasoning for ground turkey and then make nachos. It also works well with fajitas.

  10. Emulvey2001

    I’ve used the same recipe for years & it’s awesome! Cheaper & no weird preservatives, additives or fillers. 🙂

  11. Cat

    Where can I get the container it is in I love that.

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Target dollar spot 🙂

  12. Teresa

    I think this is the same recipe I use. I started making my own when my son was diagnosed with a wheat allergy. I put mine in an empty spice container. I just triple the recipe when I make it. It is so easy and cheap I won’t go back.

  13. AnnaMarie Sanderson

    You can find many of these spices on this list at Ollie’s in large containers at really low prices. I could make a triple batch and not have to make it again for a while.

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