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  • 2 teaspoons - hot chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons - paprika
  • 1 teaspoons - onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons - sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoons - garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons - ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoons - oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoons - freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pinchs - cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinchs - red pepper flakes
  • Directions:

    Mix together all ingredients in a bowl until thoroughly combined; store in an airtight container until ready to use. One recipe of ingredients above makes 2 tablespoons of mix; make 10 times that to keep on hand if you use often.

    For adding to ground beef for taco meat: After browning 1 pound of ground beef, add 2 tablespoons of mixture to pan along with 1/2 cup of water; stir well and allow to simmer down for a few minutes to blend flavors.

    Brief Description

    Make your own or DIY Taco Seasoning Mix - save money and eat healthier with this easy mix.

    Main Ingredient:

    chili powder

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 5 min


    If you do not like the seasoning to be as spicy, simply eliminate the red pepper or cayenne pepper or use milder chili powder, etc.



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    Posted On:

    September 1, 2013

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    1. Melanie says:

      This was absolutely delicious; used it to season the ground beef for our soft tacos tonight.

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