Did you know it is quick and easy to make your own Taco Seasoning? Not only can this save you money but it is great for if you ever run out of the store-bought kind and are in a bind.
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/8 Cayenne pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon sea salt*
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and store in an airtight container.
To use: Add 3 tbs. per pound of drained meat plus 2/3 cups of water and simmer for 10 min.
*If using regular table salt add 1/2 tsp of salt
Optional: 1tsp of flour or cornstarch during cooking to help the seasoning stick to the meat and thicken up.
This recipe is fully customizeable, if you feel you need more spice in your food simply add more as you cook your taco meat.
For an added flavor boost add 1 tsp. of better than bouillon beef to your water then add to the taco meat and let simmer.