Homemade Taco Seasoning

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I’m always looking for ways to cut out processed foods/artificial ingredients as much as possible. I’ve been wanting to make my own seasonings to replace the packaged kind for a while now, I just never actually got around to it until now! Today I made my own taco seasoning, and once I realized how easy it was, I was seriously thinking why did I wait so long to do this?

Homemade Taco Seasoning

This recipe is for one serving, but I quadrupled it and put it in a jar so that I’d have several uses before I had to make more.  It’s definitely simple enough to make as you need it, though!

Homemade Taco Seasoning

If you have someone in your family with a peanut allergy, please check to make sure that your paprika is not part of the recent recall.

So if you are like me and procrastinating about making your own seasonings, just do it already! You’ll be glad you did ;) I have an awesome taco soup recipe I’ll be sharing soon and it’ll be the perfect chance for you to use your new homemade taco seasoning.

Homemade Taco Seasoning

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Taco Seasoning
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  1. Stir together until combined. Store in a mason jar or airtight container for up to 6 months.

(recipe found here)

Kristen is a commercial/food photographer living in East TN with her hubby, two adorable kids and goldendoodle pup; lover of light, sweets, and all things natural and organic. You can follow her on Instagram.

4 Comments to Homemade Taco Seasoning

  1. I’m totally going to try this. We eat a lot of Mexican food, and it feels wasteful to buy the little seasoning packets.

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