Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Taco Seasoning is an easy way to add some flavor to your recipes. This special blend of spices is just perfect for making tacos, casseroles, or any Mexican-inspired dish. Make your own taco seasoning in minutes, and keep it on hand for taco night or weeknight dinners!

Homemade Taco Seasoning recipe in a bowl

Homemade Taco Seasoning 

Homemade Taco Seasoning is an easy way to add some spice to your life. This flavorful seasoning mix is perfect for tacos, fajitas, casseroles, and more!

I’m sure you all know by now that I LOVE tacos, and any kind of Tex Mex dish. I’ve made tons of taco, queso, and enchilada recipes, and none of them would be complete without taco seasoning! It’s that special ingredient that adds an extra kick to every dish.

This Homemade Taco Seasoning recipe is so flavorful! It’s the perfect blend of spices that perfectly complements every Mexican dish. Of course it’s exactly what you need for Taco Night, but it’s an important ingredients for all kinds of recipes too. This mix of chili powder, garlic powder, paprika, red peppers, and more has just the right amount of spice.

Make your own taco seasoning to keep on hand for easy weeknight dinners. There’s no need to buy it at the store with a recipe this simple!

This easy Homemade Taco Seasoning recipe is the perfect blend of spices! Use it in tacos, enchiladas, dips, soups, and more.

 

Make your own taco seasoning mix: A bowl full of separated spices

How to make taco seasoning: a bowl of oregano, paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, and other spices

Make Your Own Taco Seasoning

Why go for a store-bought mix when you can easily make your own taco seasoning at home?! Blend your favorite spices together, store the mix in a glass spice jar (or any airtight container you have), and you can keep this homemade taco seasoning recipe for up to 6 months. This recipe makes about 1/2 cup of seasoning, so you can make more as you need it, or make a larger batch all at once. In just a few minutes, you’ve got a flavorful taco seasoning mix ready to go!

What’s in Taco Seasoning?

This homemade taco seasoning recipe is my favorite blend of spices and seasonings. These ingredients mix together to create the perfect taste with just the right amount of spice. This easy taco seasoning mix gives the most amazing flavor to taco meats, casseroles, dips, and more.

Taco Seasoning Ingredients:

  • Ancho Chili Powder
  • Ground Cumin
  • Garlic Powder
  • Onion Powder
  • Dried Oregano
  • Smoked Paprika
  • Crushed Red Pepper
  • Salt & Pepper

A bowl full of spices with a gold spoon

A glass spice jar filled with homemade taco seasoning

How to Make Taco Seasoning

Not sure how to make taco seasoning at home? Well this is the easiest part of all! To make your own taco seasoning mix, all you have to do is blend a few spices together in a bowl. Yes, that is literally all it takes! This homemade taco seasoning recipe is super simple, but super delicious. I just love it so much!

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Favorite Tex Mex Recipes

This homemade taco seasoning mix can be used in so many ways; the sky is the limit! Use it in tacos, fajitas, casseroles, dips, soups…it may be called TACO seasoning, but it doesn’t have to stop at tacos. This blend of spices works with so many recipes.

Of course, I use this seasoning mix for all of my taco meats, and in a lot of my Tex Mex dishes too. Here are some of my favorite recipes that call for taco seasoning!

And of course, if you want more taco recipes, check out the full Guide to Taco Night!

Pouring taco seasoning out of a glass jar

This homemade taco seasoning recipe will blow you away! It adds so much flavor to your dishes AND it’s super easy to make. There’s no reason not to make your own taco seasoning with this simple recipe.

See the recipe card below for details on how to make homemade taco seasoning. Enjoy!

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Homemade Taco Seasoning is an easy way to add some flavor to your recipes. This special blend of spices is just perfect for making tacos, casseroles, or any Mexican-inspired dish. Make your own taco seasoning in minutes, and keep it on hand for taco night or weeknight dinners!

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Course: Spice
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: taco seasoning
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 24 kcal
Author: Becky Hardin
Homemade Taco Seasoning is an easy way to add some flavor to your recipes. This special blend of spices is just perfect for making tacos, casseroles, or any Mexican-inspired dish. Make your own taco seasoning in minutes, and keep it on hand for taco night or weeknight dinners!
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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons ancho chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Whisk all ingredients in a medium bowl. Place in an airtight container and store in a cool, dry location.
  2. Homemade taco seasoning will keep up to 6 months.
  3. Enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

Makes 1/2 cup

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 tablespoon)
Calories 24
% Daily Value*
Sodium 348mg 15%
Potassium 130mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 24.8%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 3.7%
Iron 11.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Beatrice Hernandez
I need a substitute for the salt. I can no eat any salt. Have any suggestions?
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