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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 38.1
  • Total Fat: 2.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 82.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 1.5 g

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Taco Seasoning

Submitted by: CHEF_MEG
Taco Seasoning

Introduction

Ditch those packets from the supermarket, and whip up a batch of this simple, tasty taco seasoning!
Ditch those packets from the supermarket, and whip up a batch of this simple, tasty taco seasoning!

Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 tablespoon chili powder
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Directions

Combine all. Store in closed container.





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  • 96 of 99 people found this review helpful
    I make a taco seasoning similar to this, and use it in chili, enchiladas, etc. To your recipe above I add 2 tsp. cocoa powder, 2 tsp granulated garlic, 1 tsp. adobo seasoning (which contains some salt). You can also add smoked chili powder (chipotle) if you like a little hotter and spicier. - 11/2/09

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  • 54 of 60 people found this review helpful
    If you make this and are going totally salt free, be sure to check the label of the chili powder. Some contain salt, since commercial chili powders, like curry powder, are a combination of spices. - 11/2/09

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  • Very Good
    46 of 46 people found this review helpful
    Spicy, Spicy, Spicy! Good for a no-salt version, though! For anyone asking, I used this is crockpot salsa chicken which calls for 1/2 package. This recipe was enough to season the entire pot. - 11/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    45 of 47 people found this review helpful
    I've used something very similar to this for several years. Our recipe just adds 1 tsp. of oregano. This is so simple I don't even mix it, but just add the ingredients separately when a recipe calls for Taco Seasoning. - 11/2/09

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  • 35 of 40 people found this review helpful
    Great for us watching sodium! Appreciate the recipe. t = teaspoon, T = tablespoon. When I grew up that was taught in Home Ec. - 12/19/09

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  • 31 of 37 people found this review helpful
    I've been making my own taco seasoning for tacos for years as well. Sometimes I use salt and pepper only. Other times, I use cumin, chili powder, garlic and onion powder. After you add whatever spices you choose, add water to deglaze the pan and simmer for about 10 mins. - 8/27/09

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  • 27 of 27 people found this review helpful
    I just wanted to comment that this spice blend is not truly salt-free unless you are careful to buy a chili powder without salt. Many of the common brands (such as MCCormick) list salt in the ingredients. I buy all of my spices from Penzey's, who do not add salt to their chili powder. - 12/28/09

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  • 27 of 32 people found this review helpful
    i'm not a big fan of cumin so i use 6 tsp chili powder, 5 tsp paprika, 3 tsp onion powder, 2 1/2 tsp garlic powder, and 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper. enjoy - 12/24/09

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  • Very Good
    25 of 27 people found this review helpful
    I add garlic powder - 11/2/09

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  • 21 of 22 people found this review helpful
    what a great recipe and the idea of making it in bulk I added some dehydrated onion flakes to mine - 9/11/09

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  • Very Good
    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I love that it not only has no salt, but also no MSG, like the packets at the grocery store! Thanks! - 11/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 14 people found this review helpful
    This was great it hit the spot for taco flavor!! I add chopped onion and garlic to my meat too! - 1/6/10

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    So good! I add a dash of garlic just because I love garlic. It tastes just like the real thing, my boyfriend couldn't even tell the difference. - 10/4/10

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  • Very Good
    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I've been making my own seasoning mixes for quite some time. It is reassuring to know that I am using foods without all the added ingredients and preservatives. This taco seasoning recipe is easy to make and can be modified to fit personal taste preferences. - 11/2/09

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  • 7 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I'm confused. Where are the 2.1g fat coming from? Looks good otherwise!! - 11/2/09

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This is the old standard - before fancy packaging! Not to mention how much money you will save in a year doing it this way instead of $.99 a package!! - 12/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Easy, tasty, and not salty! - 1/5/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Made this tonight for a casserole and it tasted great. We watch our sodium so this is perfect. It's cheaper than the envelopes. - 1/4/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    All these years, I have been buying Taco Seasoning. This is great. Thank you verymuch - 12/24/09

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  • 5 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Where is the fat coming from? - 11/3/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I make my own too, but add garlic salt, onion pieces and cayenne pepper. - 11/2/09

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    great recipe the family loved it!!! it's nice knowing what is going into the seasoning instead of buying it prepackaged! - 1/6/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I love it! So tasty and nice not having to run to the store for taco seasoning as I have these spices in the pantry always! Thanks! - 12/25/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    So easy and no salt! - 12/19/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    A delightful taco seasoning! - 11/22/09

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