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DIY Taco Seasoning is the perfect blend of spices. It’s ready in minutes, contains no preservatives, and is lower in sodium than the packets you buy in the store.
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DIY Taco Seasoning Mix

Why buy taco seasoning at the grocery store when you can easily make your own? It’s so much better than those little packets, and you know what’s in it!
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Cinco de Mayo, Condiment
Cuisine: Cinco de Mayo, Mexican


  • 1 ½ Tablespoons corn masa flour 

  • 1 ½ Tablespoons chili powder
  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder 

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder 

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon paprika 

  • ½ teaspoon cumin 

  • ¼ teaspoon sugar 

  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano


  • Combine all ingredients; store in air-tight container.


To use, add 1 ¼ pounds lean (93% or higher) ground turkey or beef, 1 cup of water, and DIY Taco Seasoning to large skillet. Cook over medium heat, breaking up meat into small pieces, until liquid is evaporated.