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Quick, Easy, and Yummy Taco Seasoning

  • Author: Renee' Groskreutz
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 oz approx. 1x


This quick and easy spice mix can be made with spices that you probably already have in your pantry! One batch will equal one packet of store-bought mix, but you can increase the amounts recommended in the recipe to make a large batch to store.



  • 1 T. chili powder
  • 1 t. smoked paprika
  • 1 t. cumin
  • 1/4 t. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 t. dried oregano
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/2 t. fresh black pepper


  1. Mix together all the ingredients in a small bowl and stir until well-combined.
  2. Use immediately for taco recipe (approx. 1 packet for 1 pound of taco meat).

  • Category: Spices
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: Mexican