Homemade Mexican Taco Seasoning

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Have you ever needed taco seasoning for a recipe, only to find out that you’ve already used up your last bit of store-bought taco seasoning? We’ve got you covered – if you cook at home regularly you likely can raid your spice drawer for everything you’ll need! It’s nice to make extra to keep in your cupboard for any occasion, like tacos, nachos, Creamy Mexican Pasta Bake or this Mexican Steak Taco Bowl. 


6 Tbsp chili powder
3 Tbsp. ground cumin
2 Tbsp. fine sea salt
2 Tbsp. ground black pepper
1 Tbsp. smoked paprika

1 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp. onion powder
1 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
1 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1 1/2 tsp. granulated sugar


Mix together and save in a sealed jar, like a Weck or a mason jar, for future use.