Taco Seasoning Mix

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 14.0
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 635.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 0.6 g

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A convenient and inexpensive alternative to taco seasoning packets. A convenient and inexpensive alternative to taco seasoning packets.
Number of Servings: 12


    2 Tbsp chili powder
    5 tsp paprika
    4 1/2 tsp ground cumin
    1 Tbsp onion powder
    1 Tbsp salt
    2 1/2 tsp garlic powder
    1/8 tsp cayenne pepper


Combine all ingredients and store in airtight container for up to 6 months. To use, add 8 tespoons seasoning mix and 2/3-3/4 cup water to 1 pound ground beef (browned and drained). Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Recipe makes 3 batches of mix, 4 servings per batch.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MUJU71.

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    I use this recipe. It's great. Low carb, no MSG, and economical too! Equally good used with ground burger, ground turkey, or ground chicken. It can also be used in Spanish Rice and/or in mashed beans to flavor them. Works on slow-cooked beans w/tomato sauce added. - 1/16/09

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    Great idea to give this recipe, I'm sure it's more economical to make than the store-bought kind! - 6/24/08