Homemade Taco Seasoning


We decided to have homemade tacos last night for dinner and I forgot to get a package of taco seasoning at the store.  I decided to Google a recipe and found this one on The Pioneer Woman’s website.  We have used so many of her recipes that I knew it would be great.  I will never buy taco seasoning again, this was the best ever and it literally cost pennies to make.

FullSizeRender (20)Ingredients:

2 teaspoons Chili Powder
1-1/2 teaspoon Ground Cumin
1/2 teaspoon Paprika
1/2 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1/4 teaspoon Onion Powder
1/4 teaspoon Dried Oregano
1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper

Measure out all the ingredients in a small bowl. Mix well. Then taste and adjust the salt or spices as desired. Store in an airtight container until ready to use.

For a larger batch (the equivalent of about 6 packets), use:

1/4 cup chili powder
3 tablespoons ground cumin
1 tablespoon each paprika, crushed red pepper, and salt
1 1/2 teaspoons each garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, black pepper

When I was ready to use mine I mixed it with about 1/2 cup of hot water and stirred it into the meat and let it simmer for about 10 minutes.  In the future I will mix up the large batch and store it in one of my canning jars, that way it’s ready for when I need it.  This would also be good in a batch of chili.


One Response to “Homemade Taco Seasoning”

  1. Tasty Burritos Recipe | Redneck Recipes Says:

    […] pound ground beef 1 envelope taco seasoning (I used our Homemade Taco Seasoning) 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans 6 flour tortillas (12 inches), warmed 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: