Easy Taco Seasoning Mix

Easy Taco Seasoning Mix

About Making Taco Seasoning Mix From Scratch

It takes just a few nearly common spices to make this easy recipe. You might already have the onion power, red cayenne pepper, and garlic powder. The key spices remaining are cumin and chili powder that give it that unique flavor. And, you can save a lot of money making your own.

This is used in many recipes such as Loaded Nachos Grande Supreme.

Spices required for taco seasoning

Taco Seasoning Mix

This is an easy to make seasoning mix. It only uses a few spices and can be made in bulk and stored along with your other spices. You'll save money by making your own from scratch.
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Prep Time 7 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Seasonings
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8 servings
Calories 6 kcal




  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne red pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder


  • Stir to thoroughly combine these spices together. You can increase the amount and make enough in bulk for future uses.


This seasoning is used in many dishes and can easily become a staple in your spices collection.


Calories: 6kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 30mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 210IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
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About this Recipe

What gives this seasoning recipe its unique flavor is the combination of chili powder and cumin. This is one of the simplest seasoning mixes to make. It amazes me of the cost of this item in small packets from the grocery stores. Making your own is extremely simple. Yet it’s still a good future time saver to make it in at least a small bulk amount and storing it for future recipes.


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