Homemade Taco Seasoning
Okay, I admit it, I’m fussy about using packaged seasonings, they often lack flavour and have way too much salt. I much prefer to take a few minutes and make Taco Seasoning; homemade from scratch. I also like the flexibility of being able to adjust the proportion of spices to our families taste. For example I love ground cumin, so my personal preference is to make a big batch of this season mixture and have it on hand for all my recipes.
Making Taco Seasoning; Homemade from scratch
It’s super easy to make seasoning mixes from scratch, and this Taco Seasoning is no exception. If you’re family likes Mexican and Tex Mex like we do, I recommend doubling the recipe and having it on hand for easy meal prepping. For me, any part of cooking that is prepaheadable is a bonus. Having a stock of my most used Seasoning Mixes is something I rely on to make Meal prepping faster so I generally make big batches, and store them. Mason jars with lids are my personal choice, but you can use smaller spice jars if space is limited.
Taco Seasoning; Homemade from scratch
- 1/2 cup chili powder
- 2 tablespoons cumin
- 1 tablespoon parsley flakes
- 2 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 teaspoons cayenne pepper
- 2 teaspoons black pepper
- 1 tsp dried minced garlic
- 1 tsp dried minced onion
- 2 tbsp cornstarch ** this is the thickener for the mix
- In a small bowl combine all seasonings,
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We love Tex Mex food at our house and this seasoning mix will keep up 6 months if it’s stored in an airtight jar in your cupboard. You will enjoy the freshness of this Homemade from Scratch Taco Seasoning compared to store bought, you can control the amount of salt that you use. Do you love Tex Mex food? Try any of these delicious Tex Mex meals that my family asks for again and again.