My Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

homemade taco seasoning recipe
If you want something easy to make for dinner then try this homemade taco seasoning recipe.

J and I love Mexican food.  He could probably eat it everyday for the rest of his life.  I couldn’t eat every day, but I do really love it.  I ran out the pre-packaged taco seasoning the other day and decided to try my hand at creating my own.  Of course I scanned Pinterest and found a few that looked pretty tasty.  I squished the recipes together and added my own flair to come up with a homemade taco seasoning recipe that can’t be beat.

Here’s what you need for this yummy, can’t get enough taco seasoning recipe:

½ tsp. garlic powder
¼ tsp. onion powder
½ tsp. oregano
2 Tbsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. ground mustard
½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
1 tsp. of both salt and black pepper

Mix the ingredients together in an airtight container to store any leftovers.

Add 2-3 tablespoons of this homemade taco seasoning along with ¾ cup of water to one pound of cooked ground meat (beef, turkey, or your choice).  Allow to simmer over medium heat, stirring until there is little liquid left.

J likes things spicy and I don’t.  So if you like your tacos abit on the spicy side just add more red paper flakes and chili powder.  For a real kick you could always add a little hot sauce to the ground meat.  But I’m not that brave!

Later this week I will be showing off how you can make your taco meat in your slow cookerwhat?!?! I know, I was so happily surprised by this revelation that I cannot wait to share it!

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