Overhead picture of homemade taco seasonings with paprika and red pepper on the side

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

  • Prep Time: 1 minute
  • Cook Time: 1 minute
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 4 batches 1x
  • Category: Seasoning
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: Mexican


Why buy the packets when you probably have all of the ingredients in your cupboard already!? This Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe is so quick and easy. Also, it tastes great for whatever Mexican recipe you want to make.



  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pepper


  1. Mix all ingredients and store in an air tight container.


Makes enough for 4 pounds of ground beef.

Keywords: Homemade Taco Seasoning