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DIY Homemade Taco Seasoning

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 DIY Homemade Taco Seasoning

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  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 3 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder (or Onion Granules)
  • 1 lb. ground beef (or Chicken)
  • 2 Tbsp. taco seasoning (Homemade, instructions below)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. flour
  • taco shells (or Tortillas)
  • taco toppings (lettuce, tomato, cheese, sour cream, avocado, corn, black beans, etc)
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    Calories180Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate4g1%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Brenda Bayne 6 days ago
    Great! Will make again
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    Clinton Ostler 13 days ago
    Fabulous! Super easy and made great tacos
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    Highley 3 months ago
    Way to salty. I had to wash the meat to salvage dinner.
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    Winmarie Belt 4 months ago
    I have made this recipe several times now. I do make it with half the chili powder to accommodate my little kids, but my whole family enjoys the flavor of this recipe!!
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    Sarah Reimert 5 months ago
    Used less chili powder because I only had ancho chili. Skipped salt and black pepper. Used onion salt
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    Tygress 6 months ago
    Perfect taco seasoning! So much better than the packet stuff!
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    Jennifer Witcofski 6 months ago
    This was delicious. I made as the recipe instructed.
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    Stephannie R. 9 months ago
    was really good had to add a half table spoon extra of seasoning to the meat
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    lopez a year ago
    very good, will make again. just used it the way specified
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    Zofib a year ago
    It was okay..I had to add a bit more cumin as well as garlic powder and also some cayenne pepper for a little more extra kick
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    Derek Thrasher a year ago
    Simple and delicious. I might add a little cayenne next time. I also used smoked paprika instead if normail.
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    Jean Carlson a year ago
    Perfect seasoning blend for tacos or any Mexican dish! I will definitely be keeping a batch of this on hand as a cupboard staple!
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    Janey a year ago
    Great seasoning. No more taco seasoning packets for me.
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    Tina Sutton a year ago
    i have tried several different homemade taco season and this is delish. i did use a bit less salt
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    Cognitive Hazard a year ago
    Good recipe! NOM NOM NOM
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    Matt a year ago
    Hands down better than store bought taco seasoning packets. Will be go to taco seasoning going forward.
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    Bek 2 years ago
    Didn’t have a packet of taco seasoning and now that I have made this recipe, I will never buy one again!
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    Kelly Aikens 2 years ago
    It was perfect and so convenient that I had all of the spices in the cupboard.
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    Super easy and fast to make this tastes AMAZING I loved it in my taco casserole I am definitely using this recipe again!
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    Becky Allsbury 2 years ago
    way too salty. In an attempt to eat healthier, we made this with ground turkey. I've used turkey for tacos before with store bought seasoning. My family had no clue that time. This time, it didn't change the color of the meet enough to fool them and the turkey taste is there underneath tons of salt.
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    made this on the fly because i didn't have any and it is so much better than the store bought brand! it was super easy to make.
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    Katherine Yous 2 years ago
    Tastes great! Would definitely make again. I added a bit more flavor with salsa and cayenne pepper.
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    Awesome! Muy Bueno! I will never purchase store bought taco seasoning again. Love the heat and smokiness when combined with the ground beef.
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    Thomas 2 years ago
    Great easy recipe not too many ingredients and easy to find
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    Kellie Boyd 2 years ago
    This was hands down the best taco seasoning I’ve ever made! Will be my go to from now on.
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    Smith 5 years ago
    Tasty! But will half the pepper next time