This homemade taco seasoning mix is fast to mix up, uses basic pantry spices, and is easy to adjust based on what everyone likes. Perfect for taco night!
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Taco seasoning mix is firmly in the category of Things I Used To Buy But Now Make. It’s so simple to mix up using basic pantry spices. And it’s easy to adjust: Want less sodium? Reduce the salt. Like a lot of heat? Increase the chili powder or add a dash of cayenne pepper.
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This version is on the mild side because I have a spice-averse kid.
Make a double or triple batch of this homemade taco seasoning mix and keep it stashed in your spice cabinet so it’s ready for taco night!
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Mix all spices together in a small bowl. Store leftovers in an airtight container or jar.