Betty's Taco Seasoning

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Dec. 23, 2012

Betty demonstrates how to make Taco Seasoning. This Taco Seasoning may be to flavor other Mexican-style dishes, such as burritos, tostadas, empanadas, or fajitas. For those of you who are not able to find packets of taco flavoring mix, this is a great substitute!


Chili powder 3 Tablespoon
Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
Paprika 1 Teaspoon
Oregano 1 Teaspoon
Ground red cayenne pepper 1/8 Teaspoon
Black pepper 2 Teaspoon
Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
Ground cumin seed 1/2 Tablespoon
Sea salt 1 Tablespoon



1. In a small mixing bowl, combine chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, oregano, and cayenne pepper.

2. Add black pepper, brown sugar, ground cumin seed, and sea salt in it. Mix well.

3. In a clean screw cap glass jar, transfer the seasoning. Shake vigorously.


4. Use taco seasoning as desired.


Use about 2 tablespoons of taco seasoning to cook each pound of meat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 38Calories from Fat 10

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.5%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 635 mg26.46%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet