Taco Seasoning

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This is my go-to taco seasoning mix. I usually make a really big batch and store it in the pantry. Use 2-3 tablespoons of mix per 1 pound of ground beef (or ground turkey) to make a great taco meat. I prefer to make my own mixes like this one because it allows for changing it up to suit my tastes. And another big thing is that I get to control the amount of salt. So many packaged seasonings are absolutely loaded with salt.

Taco Seasoning

It may seem a bit odd, but one of my favorite uses for taco seasoning is on enchilada chicken wings and taco pasta. But for tacos, I make my great slow cooker taco meat.

Taco Seasoning
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Taco Seasoning

My go-to taco spice mix. Use instead of store-bought packets.
Course Seasoning
Cuisine American
Keyword seasoning, taco
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 42kcal



  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. I prefer to then transfer it to a spice grinder and give it a little grind so the resulting mix is a little finer.
  • To use, add 2-3 tablespoons to every 1 pound of ground beef, along with 1/3-1/2 cups of water.
  • The mix will keep for up to a year in an airtight container in a pantry or closet.


Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 0.02mg | Sodium: 1132mg | Potassium: 224mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2505IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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