September 25, 2012

My Favorite Taco Seasoning Spice Blend

Posted in Recipes tagged , , , , , , , , at 9:35 am by BetweenWeekdays

We’ve been using the same taco seasoning spice blend for years. It’s the perfect combination of smokey, hot — but not too hot — and delicious spices to create perfect tacos or any other Mexican dish.


  • 6 teaspoons chili powder
  • 5 teaspoons paprika
  • 4 ½ teaspoons cumin
  • 3 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 ½ teaspoons garlic powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne


  1. Combine all the spices (I usually make a double batch) and blend together well with a whisk.
  2. Store in an airtight container at room temperature until ready for use.

That’s it! When you’re ready to use your spice blend, 7 teaspoons of the spice blend will equal one store-bought packet. But, this is a lot more flavorful than what you’ll find at the store!

The shelf life of your spice blend is the same as the spices you used to create it.


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