Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

homemade taco seasoning

Sure, it’s easy to run to your local store and pick up a packet of taco seasoning for Taco Tuesday. But have you ever stopped to look at the ingredients? Many store-bought taco seasonings contain harmful additives, sometimes natural and artificial flavors (even MSG!), thickeners and excess sugars.

Homemade taco seasoning is actually a lot easier to make than you might think and it’s something you can make in bulk to have on hand for taco night! Try out this simple recipe and impress your friends with the bold, fresh flavors of this awesome seasoning mix.


1 teaspoon Paprika
2 teaspoons Cumin
¼ teaspoon Onion Powder
¼ teaspoon Garlic Powder
1 tablespoon Chili Powder
1 teaspoon Sea Salt
1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
¼ teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
¼ teaspoon Dried Oregano


1. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
2. Use the amount of taco seasoning your taco recipe calls for and reserve the rest for next week’s batch!