Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Yield: Enough to season about 7 lb. of ground meat

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes


4 tablespoons chili powder
3 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon paprika
3 tablespoons cumin
1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper


1. Whisk together all of the ingredients in a small bowl.

2. Over medium heat, brown 1 lb. of ground beef and drain. Add 2 tablespoons of seasoning mix and ¾ cup water to the ground beef. Simmer, stirring frequently, until the sauce thickens and coats the beef, and there is not much liquid left.

3. Store remaining seasoning mix in an airtight container at room temperature.

(Recipe adapted from Annie's Eats)