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Taco Seasoning Mix

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Rating: 4/5 4 stars
20 reviews
2 comments

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   0.5 cup
  

recipe id: 8198

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ingredients

6 teaspoons chili powder
5 teaspoons paprika
4 1/2 teaspoons cumin
3 teaspoons onion powder
2 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

directions

In storage container with tight fitting lid, combine all ingredients; mix well. Seal tightly. Store in cool, dry place for up to 6 months.

Seven teaspoons of mix equal a 1.25 ounce pkg. of purchased taco-seasoning mix.

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gennyblake

nutrition

20 calories, 1 grams fat, 4 grams carbohydrates, 1 grams protein per tablespoon. This recipe is low in sodium.
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This has become my to-go taco seasoning. Thank you so much for sharing!



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Jan 10, 2012

50sbrat
COMMENT:
Question how much mix per pound of ground beef?
Thanks 50sbrat



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Member since: August 14, 2009
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Where I live you canĀ“t find these mixes so, THANKS,THANKS THANKS, to all of you how sent the recipe, I love you all!



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This receipe was great. I have really hot chili powder so I had to add less than what it calls for and it needed salt. Thanks it's great to have this....I no longer have to buy it from the store.



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Very close to packaged mixes; need to use a good chili powder (Penzey's, Gebhardt, Buena Vida)plus add a tsp. salt and 2/3 cup water; allow to simmer, then sit awhile to cool & for flavors to blend.



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Blah! More salt, more chili powder.



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This smelled so good as it wafted across the kitchen, I wanted to eat it right away!



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This is a great recipe. Has a great flavor to it. The only thing I would add is maybe about 2-3 tbsp of flour. Flour will give the meat that taco consistency without ruining the flavor. I have been making homemade tacos since I was about 9 years old and this is the best recipe.



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Member since: March 29, 2005
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I love this recipe, I have been using it for many years. Give it a try, no chemicals, great alternative to buying the mixes.



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Member since: March 29, 2005
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I have been using this recipe for years now, Great Flavor!!! Highly recommend.



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I have been using this recipe for years now, Great Flavor!!! Highly recommend.



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Instead of cayenne, I used 1 tsp Zatarain's Cajun seasoning. I also added 2 tsp Lawry's seasoned salt. With my additions, I will never buy taco seasoning packets again. This was perfect.