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A bowl of several unmixed spices.

Best Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix Recipe

  • Author: Louisiana Woman
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 2/3 cups 1x


A fresh homemade taco seasoning mix with more robust flavor. Use it to spice up your tacos and more!


  • 1 cup chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons garlic granules
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons dried oregano leaves
  • 3 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried cilantro leaves
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper


  1. Add all ingredients together in a medium bowl and stir to mix well.
  2. Store in an airtight container.
  3. Or, add all ingredients to a pint jar, screw on a lid, and shake jar repeatedly to mix well before using.


Add 2 tablespoons of mix to 1 pound of ground beef or turkey for taco meat; then add 1/3 cup of water and cook until liquid is evaporated before serving.

Try this seasoning mix in other dishes such as fajita meat, soups, Chilis, vegetables, burgers, dips, casserole recipes, and sprinkled on freshly popped popcorn.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: taco seasoning, homemade taco seasoning, taco seasoning mix, taco seasoning mix recipe

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