Homemade Taco Seasoning

Taco Seasoning Mix

A homemade taco seasoning recipe is great to have if you enjoy cooking and eating Mexican food. It can be a routine time saver if you like making everything from scratch, a last-minute convenience to keep you from having to make a special trip to the store, and a healthier version of the recipe. With so many great flavors to add to even some of the most basic yummy Mexican food recipes, you can save some of your time and energy when you prepare a homemade taco seasoning mix. In this way, you can season some of your ground beef, chicken, and other recipes with one simple scoop.

You can of course just purchase a premade taco seasoning mix. However, in addition to saving time by not having to open several jars of seasoning or perhaps going to the store for a packet of taco seasoning, you can also take control of how much salt is added. When you make and use a homemade taco seasoning recipe you can add less salt. So, reducing the sodium is yet another perk for those monitoring their sodium intake.

The homemade taco seasoning recipe shared below is a relatively small recipe (about 4 tablespoons). Remember you can always click the double (2X) or triple (3X) button in the recipe card to make a larger recipe.

Homemade Taco Seasoning


This taco seasoning recipe is prepared with chili powder, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, dried oregano leaves, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and paprika powder. The amount of salt that is typically added is provided in the recipe card. However, this is a no sodium added homemade taco seasoning recipe. In this way, you can add as much or as little salt as you want to get the flavor you want in each recipe. Add about 1 tablespoon of the taco seasoning mix per 8 ounces of ground beef.

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Delicious no sodium added homemade taco seasoning.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Seasoning
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1 tablespoon
Calories 169 kcal


  • Small Container



  • Place all of the ingredients for the taco seasoning mix in a small jar.
  • Then cover with a lid and shake or stir the mixture with a spoon.


Original Recipe Yields: About 4 tablespoons


Serving: 1tablespoonCalories: 169kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 7gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 503mgPotassium: 952mgFiber: 16gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 10002IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 271mgIron: 11mg
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In Summary

This is a delicious seasoning combination that you can use often. That is all for now. I hope you enjoy making and using this homemade taco seasoning recipe.

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