Mild Taco Seasoning

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4.72 from 32 votes
This Mild Taco Seasoning blend is such a healthy and economical way to make this popular slice blend.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
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This Mild Taco Seasoning blend is such a healthy and economical way to make this popular slice blend.

Mild Taco Seasoning in a mason jar.

The mild taco seasoning blend recipe below is so much tastier and cheaper than the packets that you get in the store, plus you control the amount of each ingredient so it is perfect for you.

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What We Love About This Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Whether you are making beef tacos, soups, salads, rice, veggies, or your favorite grain this authentic taco seasoning will become an instant hit.

  • 5 Minutes: A quick and easy recipe to make and have when you need it.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Family Friendly: This recipe makes anything you make spicier and better. It brings out the natural flavorings in all your dishes your family loves.
  • Adaptable: Can make it just the way your family likes whether they are dairy free, keto, paleo or on a low carbohydrates diet, even control your salt..
A spoon of the taco seasoning.

Ingredient Notes

  • Garlic Powder: One tablespoon or more if you like.
  • Onion Powder
  • Cumin
  • Chili Powder
  • Cayenne Pepper

Equipment Needed

How to Make Spicy Taco Seasoning

These are the basic steps for making mexican spice mix. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and you daily nutrient values.

STEP 1: Mix your perfect blend of spices

First, combine all spices in a small bowl and then place in an airtight container or jar.

Prep and Storage Tips for Mild Taco Seasoning

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

This taco seasoning mix can really kick up a lb ground beef or lb ground turkey, therefore, make a batch in advance and have it on hand whenever you want to make something special.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Always store in a cool dry place in an airtight jar or airtight container.

Frequently Asked Questions about Taco Seasoning for Chicken

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE YOUR OWN?

Truly, you just have to add the ingredients that your family likes to this basic recipe, such as paprika,oregano,parsley, or red pepper flakes.

CAN I ADD CORN STARCH?

When you add cornstarch to the taco seasoning it will help to create a sauce for your tacos. A teaspoon or two will do depending on the thickness you want, flour will work too.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, have it on hand to make all you pinterest worthy meals.

HOW MUCH TACO SEASONING DO I USE PER POUND OF GROUND BEEF?

Really, the amount is up to you and your personal taste. The standard amount is usually two tablespoons per pound.

Top shot of Mild Taco Seasoning.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Simply increase the ingredients and store in an airtight container, perfert for so many things, try it on vegetables.
  • Add different spices: Experiment with more or less of each spice until you get the perfect blend and add it to your taco bar for extra.
  • Bulk: Buy your spices in bulk and it makes it even cheaper to make these blends. Find out more info here.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add hotter spices such as Calabrian Hot Chili Powder.

What to Serve with Mild Taco Seasoning

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4.72 from 32 votes

Mild Taco Seasoning

Yield: 16 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
This Mild Taco Seasoning blend is such a healthy and economical way to make this popular slice blend.
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Combine all spices in a small bowl
  • Store in an air-tight container for up to 4 months

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Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Simply increase the ingredients and store in an airtight container.
  • Add different spices: Experiment with more or less of each spice until you get the perfect blend.
  • Bulk: Buy your spices in bulk and it makes it even cheaper to make these blends. Find out more info here.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add hotter spices such as Calabrian Hot Chili Powder.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 29mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 192IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Sauces, Seasonings, Dressings
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: seasoning, taco

This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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9 thoughts on “Mild Taco Seasoning”

  1. 5 stars
    I absolutely hate the store bought packets. They are so salty and have weird stuff in them. This is a great taco seasoning and I use it every taco Tuesday!

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  2. 5 stars
    The way of your presentation & preparation is really beautiful and easy to learn I really am a fan of your Fagitas & am lucky to have come across ur blog n now I know what is TACO Seasoning
    Plz giv some popular SPANISH Recipes & SPANISH Seasonings please

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