Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

An easy homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe you are going to love. Loaded with chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, pepper flakes and cumin. This can be used as a seasoning in different ways, especially with Mexican inspired foods like Chicken Fajitas.

Taco seasonings recipe in a container with the lid next to it.

how to make taco seasoning?

In a glass jar or tin, combine all of the ingredients for taco seasoning! Though you can tweak the proportions of each seasoning and add less or more to taste, here are the basic seasonings:

  • chili powder
  • paprika powder
  • onion powder
  • garlic powder
  • ground cumin
  • oregano
  • red pepper flakes

NOTE:  I love these tins for homemade seasonings, they have labels you can add to them as well.

Homemade taco seasoning recipe in a bowl.

Enjoy the seasoning with tacos, fajitas, seasoning for chicken or stean, tacos or even shrimp.

other homemade sauces and seasonings:

A spoon full of homemade taco seasoning.

You’ll never purchase store-bought seasoning after you give this homemade recipe a try!

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5 from 5 votes

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Easy basic homemade taco seasoning recipe. Ground chili powder with paprika, onion and garlic powder, oregano, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: taco seasoning
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 30kcal
Author: Valentina's Corner



  • Combine all the ingredients for the taco seasonings.
  • Place in an airtight container. Use as needed.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 30 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 946mg41%
Potassium 151mg4%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1765IU35%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Anna 08/19/2019, 6:12 pm Link Reply

    Homemade mixes are my favorite! This seasoning is spot-on!

    • Valentina's Corner 08/19/2019, 6:37 pm Link Reply

      Anna, I am glad you enjoyed this homemade taco seasoning! 🙂

  • Katie 08/19/2019, 5:30 pm Link Reply

    Can’t wait to make this!

    • Valentina's Corner 08/19/2019, 6:38 pm Link Reply

      Katie, I hope you enjoy this seasoning!

  • Beth Pierce 08/19/2019, 5:18 pm Link Reply

    What a great seasoning! Looking forward to using this for tomorrow’s Taco Tuesday! Delish!

    • Valentina's Corner 08/19/2019, 6:41 pm Link Reply

      Beth, I hope this seasoning makes your taco Tuesday better!:)

  • Jennifer 08/19/2019, 5:09 pm Link Reply

    HAVE to try this seasoning! Looks amazing!

    • Valentina's Corner 08/19/2019, 6:39 pm Link Reply

      Jennifer, this taco seasoning truly is great. I hope you enjoy it!

  • Tranv 08/19/2019, 4:15 pm Link Reply

    So great and easy and I wish everyone made homemade taco seasoning instead of buying it!

    • Valentina's Corner 08/19/2019, 6:39 pm Link Reply

      Tranv, we love making homemade seasonings!

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