It’s good to know (as best you can) what exactly is going into your recipes. This homemade taco seasoning is packed with flavor, a little less on the sodium, and no preservatives. Use it whenever you want to spice things up a bit…oh, and don’t worry, it’s not too spicy. If you want it spicier, increase the cayenne. So good and really easy! Double or triple the recipe to keep on hand. If using to make taco meat…cook the meat first, then add the seasoning (usually 1 ounce, then add 1 tablespoon of flour, then 1 cup of liquid, ie, stock). Note: This makes 2 ounces of seasoning (about 4 tablespoons). The store-bought packets usually are 1 ounce (2 tablespoons).
Homemade Taco Seasoning
- 2 tbsp chili powder
- 1 tbsp Adobo seasoning We like Goya
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
- 1/2 tsp dried oregano
- 2 tbsp ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp Kosher salt
- 2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- Combine all ingredients until fully mixed.
- Store in air-tight container.