Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe
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Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

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You'll be surprised how fast and delicious this recipe from the Taste of Home Test Kitchen can be. By combining spices already in your spice rack, you'll create a traditional taco seasoning without a trip to the grocery store.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Nutritional Facts

2 teaspoons equals 16 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 19 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. Yield: 6 tablespoons.
Originally published as Taco Seasoning in Cooking for 2 Summer 2008, p19

Nutritional Facts

2 teaspoons equals 16 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 19 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 16, 2013

"I checked other recipes, they said to use 2tbsp and one recipe said 1/4 cup (which is 4tbsp). So I would recommend using 2-4 tbsp per pound of ground beef. I love using this, it's much healthier than store-bought taco seasoning! And it has great flavor!"

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2012

"How many tablespoons per pound of meat?"

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Reviewed May. 31, 2010

"I'll never buy it from the store again, it's not exactly the same, but it was really good anyway."

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Reviewed Sep. 18, 2009

"an how much per 1 lb of ground beef"

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