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Taco Seasoning

This easy homemade Taco Seasoning recipe is a pantry staple! It adds amazing flavor to beef, chicken, veggies and more! We love using it with enchiladas, tacos, burritos, and so much more! A simple blend of spices that you already have on hand makes this DIY taco seasoning a yummy alternative to store bought mixes.
Course seasoning
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword homemade taco seasoning, taco seasoning
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 12.68kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 5 tsp paprika
  • 4 tsp cumin
  • 3 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper optional


  • Combine all the ingredients together in a small mixing bowl.
  • Use a funnel or small spoon to carefully transfer to a small spice jar or other airtight container.
  • Good for up to 6 months.



  1. This recipe can be doubled or halved easily.
  2. Feel free to swap in "specialty" versions of the ingredients. I.e. ancho chili powder for the chili powder.
  3. First time making your own spice mix? You might want to check out this spice bottle set from Amazon (aff link). It has EVERYTHING you need to get started!


Calories: 12.68kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.3g | Protein: 0.58g | Fat: 0.49g | Saturated Fat: 0.07g | Sodium: 26.97mg | Potassium: 71.06mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.26g | Vitamin A: 881IU | Vitamin C: 0.12mg | Calcium: 14.44mg | Iron: 0.94mg