How to Make Homemade Taco Seasoning

by Kimberly Carter

This is just one of many variations of this recipe. Feel free to adjust spices to your liking.


  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Gather all your ingredients. Tap picture to see all spices used.

    Step 2

    Combine all ingredients in bowl and mix well.

    Step 3

    Add seasoning to browned meat with 1/2 cup water. Mix well. Let simmer till ready to eat.

    Step 4

    This recipe makes 3 tablespoons or enough to season 1 lb of meat. Feel free to double or triple and just store in airtight container.