Taco Seasoning

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Taco seasoning mix

Taco seasoning is something nice to have on hand in your pantry when you need to make a quick tasty meal. We know there are plenty of packaged taco seasoning mixes in the store to buy, but we think making your own is a good way to go. It takes no time to do and you can put in all the spicy flavors that you love and keep in the pantry for when you need it.

Tacos are pretty quick to make and that nice spicy flavor is a hit with everybody. Not only is the meat flavorful, but you get to add all the extra ingredients that you want to make your tacos delicious. We like to add the usual like sour cream, cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, salsa, and lime juice.

Makes us hungry already, you should try them, add your spin of extra ingredients  and see what we mean about a good taco.

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Taco season spices

There are 10 ingredients that we use and the taste is really good.

All the taco seasonings before mixing

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Taco spices mixed together

All you have to do is measure the spices and mix them together. Put them into a nice container and use when needed.


Units Scale
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 2 T. onion powder
  • 2 T. garlic powder
  • 1 T. paprika
  • 1/2 T. cayenne pepper
  • 1 T. cumin
  • 1 T. black pepper
  • 2 T. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 1 1/2 T. kosher salt


  1. In a bowl, add all of the ingredients and mix together well. Put into a nice container and enjoy when needed.


  • This seasoning is just as good in making Fajitas. All you have to do is add some orange juice, lime juice, water and oil to have a great fajita dinner.
  • You can also make our tacos with ground beef.