Easy Kitchen Tips – Taco Seasoning Recipe

make your own taco seasoning recipe

Have you ever read the ingredients on the back of a packet of taco seasoning? Maltodextrin, monosodium glutamate, silicon dioxide, soybean oil and malic acid are just a few I noticed.

Want a healthy alternative?  Try this recipe for taco seasoning, not only is it way better than that stuff in a packet, a 5 year old can pronounce all the ingredients.


1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons onion powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon paprika {I used smoked paprika}
1 teaspoon oregano
1/2  teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt


Mix all the spices together in a small bowl,then store in an airtight container.

Be sure and check out my recipes for Allspice, Pumpkin Pie Spice, Hot Chocolate Mix, Italian Seasoning and more.

Looking for a way to store your spices? Amazon has plenty of spice racks* in stock.

*Direct Amazon link

Learn how buying spices in bulk can save you money.

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