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How to Make Homemade Taco Seasoning

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  • Author: Erin
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: Approx. 2 1/2 Tablespoons
  • Category: Seasoning
  • Method: Counter Top
  • Cuisine: Mexican


This Homemade Taco Seasoning is easy to make, flavorful and so delicious! Not too spicy! (Whole30/Paleo)


  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Combine ingredients in small bowl and mix to combine.
  2. Use in your favorite taco recipe or store in an airtight container and place in your cupboard or pantry!


  • Feel free to increase the spice level by adding additional cayenne pepper one 1/8 teaspoon at a time.
  • I highly recommend double or tripling this recipe to keep a batch in your cupboard at all times!