Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

On a budget? Why not make your own seasonings? This Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix is much healthier and cheaper than buying from the store. Plus, it’s so easy to throw a bunch of seasonings together and store in a mason jar right in your pantry.

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Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt (I recommend Himalayan or Sea Salt)
  • 1 teaspoon Spanish paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons pepper

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and blend well.
  2. Spoon mixture onto a 6-inch square of aluminum foil and fold to make airtight or seal in a snack size zip-loc bag. Label as Taco Seasoning Mix.
  3. Store in a cool, dry place and use within 6 months.
  4. Makes 1 package (about 2 Tablespoons) of mix.
  5. Using the above recipe as a guide you can increase the amounts to make any number of packages.

Taco Filling:

  1. Brown 1 lb lean ground turkey meat in a medium skillet over medium-high heat; drain the excess grease. Add 1/2 cup water and the seasoning mix.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Makes filling for 8 to 10 tacos.

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Noel is a CEO and Mother of 4 who can be found blogging from her home office, who's passionate about family, nutrition, fitness and supporting others reach their health & fitness goals. Noel uses her blog to share about simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, walking, workouts and a little sprinkle of life! She created Noel's Kitchen Tips teaching families how to make budget friendly meal and healthy recipes. She's blessed to have the opportunity to be able to teach busy moms and families how to use food and cooking as a means of bringing family mealtimes back to the table and stay healthy.

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