Everyone should try keeping a jar of homemade taco seasoning in their spice cupboard. It’s so much more flavorful, is easy to make and stores so well!
Just a dash of homemade taco seasoning can totally change a meal. Or taco seasoning added to a big bowl of soup for a southwestern flair, and of course, simple ground beef tacos need it as well.
Whatever you’re using taco seasoning for this homemade taco seasoning recipe is about to change your life.
You probably have everything you need on hand so don’t stress about that.
Everything is thrown into a mason jar and shaken, not stirred. Actually, you can totally stir it, and I don’t even drink alcohol but it just always feels fun to say that, doesn’t it?
How Long Does Taco Seasoning Keep For?
Months my good friend, months. You can make a double batch and just use it in tablespoons whenever you need it.
How Much Taco Seasoning Is In A Packet?
There’s roughly 2 tablespoons of taco seasoning in one envelope or packet of taco seasoning.
Why Do You Need Cornstarch in Taco Seasoning?
You’ll notice that there’s cornstarch in taco seasoning, and that’s purely for a little thickening when things are cooking. I’m sure you’ve noticed that something cooked in taco seasoning gets a little saucy? Yup, that’s why and you for sure don’t want to skip it.
Homemade Taco Seasoning
- 7 Tablespoons Chili Powder
- 1 1/2 Tablespoon Ground Cumin
- 1 Tablespoon plus 1 Teaspoon Smoked Paprika
- 2 Teaspoons Garlic Powder
- 2 Teaspoons Oregano
- 1/8 Teaspoon Coriander
- 2 Teaspoons Onion Powder
- 1 Tablespoon plus 1/2 Teaspoon Fine Sea Salt
- 2 Teaspoons Fresh Ground Black Pepper
- 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch
- 1/8 Teaspoon Cayenne
- Add all ingredients to a jar and shake or stir to combine.
Serving Size:1 tablespoon
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 53 Saturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 0mg Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 0g Protein: 2.3g