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Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix Recipe

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix Recipe

This seasoning mix is right on. It tastes like purchased mixes, but is cheaper and has nearly half the sodium. Your heart and wallet will surely thank you! Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches), warmed

Directions

  • 1. Combine the first nine ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. Yield: 4 batches (about 1 cup total).
  • 2. To prepare tacos: In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add 1/4 cup taco seasoning mix and water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Fill each tortilla with 1/2 cup beef mixture. Yield: 4 servings per batch.

Nutritional Facts

1 taco equals 338 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 619 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 27 g protein.