Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning!I think one of the best things about learning to cook from scratch is discovering of how simple so many things are.  Prime example: taco seasoning. Sure, it’s super easy to buy those pre-mixed packets for super fast seasoning of the meat for your homemade tacos, but you know what’s also super fast? Making your own.Even better, I mostly had everything we needed already in our spice drawer: chili powder, cumin, hot paprika, ground coriander, cayenne, salt, and cornstarch. I did have to make a quick New Seasons run to pick up more chili powder but their bulk spice section is amazing and so much cheaper than buying spices in jars; it cost me less than a dollar.Homemade Taco Seasoning!Once I had the cast of characters assembled, it was literally just a matter of measuring them out and dumping them in a jar.Homemade Taco Seasoning! A little bit of this, a little bit of that…Homemade Taco Seasoning!…until we had some sand taco seasoning art.Homemade Taco Seasoning!With a good shake…Homemade Taco Seasoning!… we had ourselves some homemade taco seasoning. In less than 5 minutes.  So now whenever we have a taco craving, we have our own pre-mixed taco seasoning for seasoning our tacos just as fast as it takes to open a store bought package.  So easy!  And apparently kind of messy, at least for a person who apparently has difficulty pouring teaspoons and tablespoons into a jar…

Taco Seasoning
Yields 1
DIY Taco Seasoning!
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Total Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
  1. 4 tablespoons chili powder
  2. 2 tablespoon ground cumin
  3. 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  4. 4 teaspoons kosher salt
  5. 3 teaspoons hot smoked paprika
  6. 2 teaspoon ground coriander
  7. 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  1. In a jar or other small container with lid, add all ingredients.  Mix or shake until well combined.
  2. Store in air tight container for up to 1 month.
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