Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe
 
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This makes the equivalent of 1 Taco Seasoning Packet.
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Recipe type: Seasoning
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp (heaping) chili powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp (heaping) cumin
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper (or more/optional, depending on the spice level you like!)
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp fresh black pepper
  • ½ tsp (heaping) corn starch
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients together and store in an air tight container.
  2. (Stop here, if you are storing the seasoning for a future use.)
  3. ~THE FOLLOWING ARE INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING BEEF TACOS WITH THIS MIXTURE:~
  4. Cook 1 to 1.5 pounds of ground meat until fully cooked.
  5. Drain fat.
  6. Return the mixture back to the pan and mix in ¾ cup of water (up to 1 cup of water if you are cooking 1.5 pounds of meat), a splash of tequila, and the seasoning mixture.
  7. Simmer 5-10 minutes until mixture becomes thick and most of the liquid and alcohol have cooked off.
  8. Enjoy!
Recipe by Creative Life Of A Glam Wife at http://creativelifeofaglamwife.com/homemade-taco-seasoning-recipe/