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Taco Seasoning

A 5-minute make-ahead recipe filled with the perfect spices for taco night.
Bowl of seasoning.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Makes: 1 cup

Ingredients

3 Tablespoons garlic powder
3 Tablespoons onion powder
6 Tablespoons chili powder
3 Tablespoons paprika
1 Tablespoon pepper
 
Optional
3 Tablespoons cumin
4 ½ Tablespoons dried oregano
red pepper flakes (to taste)

Directions

1. Mix ingredients well and store in an airtight container.

Notes

Comments

This is a staple! I always have all these seasonings so it's convenient and more cost-effective than buying a premade mix. Being able to salt to preference rather than having the salted mix is also a benefit. I recommend using all the optional ingredients.

I love that I can make my own homemade taco seasoning! I feel empowered for the next time I plan to make tacos I won't need to buy a spice pack, but I can use all the spices I already have on hand! The oregano, cumin and chili flakes add a deep flavor! 

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