Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe -Easy & Delicious – Preservative and Filler Free

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Easy Homemade Mexican Taco Seasoning

There are no hidden additives or preservatives in this Easy Homemade Mexican Taco Seasoning.

It is certainly annoying to glance at the nutritional panel and ingredients of your favorite herb and spice mix, only to find added fillers like rice flour or unnecessary preservatives.

When you choose to make your own, you have complete control over what you want to add – like it spicy, add more chili powder, less spicy, take out the chili completely.

Homemade Mexican Taco Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Taco Seasoning

This homemade taco seasoning is the perfect solution to preservative and filler-free flavor for your Mexican meat dishes.

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Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 6 minutes
Servings: 1 serve
Calories: 71kcal
Author: Gerri

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  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons Paprika
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin ground
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon White Pepper


  • Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl.
  • Stir well.
  • Use immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.



Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 404mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5200IU | Vitamin C: 14.9mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 6.3mg
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One recipe of our Taco Seasoning will season 2 pounds of ground meat. We use it as a base with ground beef or chicken for delicious burrito bowls.

Why not try our simple Italian Herb mix for another great homemade mixture?

We’ve listed the whole recipe as 1 serve in our nutritional information below. You can easily divide it into the amount that you prefer to use.

Easy Homemade Mexican Taco Seasoning

Ingredients for Homemade Taco Seasoning

  • 1 tablespoon of Chili Powder
  • 2 teaspoons of Garlic Powder
  • 2 teaspoons of Paprika
  • 2 teaspoons of Cumin, ground
  • 1 teaspoon of Oregano, ground
  • ½ teaspoon of Onion Powder
  • ½ teaspoon of White Pepper

Instructions for Making Your Mexican Taco Seasoning

  1. Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Use immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Do you work in the metric measuring system? It’s easy to switch the units from US imperial to metric with the drop-down menu on the recipe card below.

If you want to make a larger batch of Mexican Taco Seasoning, simply adjust the serving amounts in our easy to use recipe card below. The measurements and ingredients will adjust themselves, and all you have to do is follow the method.

Easy Homemade Mexican Taco Seasoning

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2 thoughts on “Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe -Easy & Delicious – Preservative and Filler Free”

    • Hi Nicole,

      I add the seasoning mix while the mince is browning and I don’t add any water, or drain the mince. I hope that helps 🙂


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