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DIY Taco Seasoning
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DIY Taco Seasoning

Make you own seasoning envelope for Tacos with this simple DIY recipe. So much better than purchased commercial seasoning.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Taco Seasoning
Yield: 4 portions
Cost: $5.00


  • airtight container to store the seasoning in.


  • 2 tbsp Cumin
  • 3 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp paprika smoked if you have it
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp corn starch (optional)
  • 2 tbsp Umami Powder shiitake mushroom powder a flavor enhancer.


  • Mix all the ingredients together and store in an airtight container. 2 Tbsp. is equal to one envelope of commercial Taco Seasoning. Add the cornstarch if you are using the seasoning for meat tacos. Add the seasoning to ¼ cup of water before adding to the meat.


Taco Seasoning will last up to a year.  If it forms clumps, break up the clumps with a fork before using.