Easy and Healthy Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

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homemade taco seasoning recipe

Make your own clean eating taco seasoning!

You will never want to go back to the store-bought packets again once you have made this easy taco seasoning! It is super easy and quick to throw together. You probably already have most of the spices on hand!

Make just what you need right away or make a lot more! You can make double, triple, or quadruple of this recipe and store it in an airtight container. Then you will have delicious homemade taco seasoning on hand for whenever you need it. Maybe you’ll want to start doing Taco Tuesdays!

clean eating taco seasoning

Clean Eating Taco Seasoning Ingredients

Whip up your own taco seasoning in just a minute or two with:

  • Chili powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Dried oregano
  • Paprika
  • Cumin
  • Salt; and
  • Pepper

It tastes so much better than the pre-packaged taco seasonings from the store and it is better for you as well!

Natural taco seasoning recipe

Cooking with Your Homemade Taco Seasoning

Use about 1-2 tablespoons of this natural taco seasoning for each pound of meat. Of course, the amount of seasoning will vary depending on your personal preference. Add about 1/4 cup water to the skillet with the seasoning and meat, then let it simmer until thickened. Enjoy!

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This recipe is from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe and AllRecipes.com.

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Natural clean eating homemade taco seasoning recipe

Easy and Healthy Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

5 / 5 (2 reviews)
Prep Time: 2 mins | Cook Time: 0 mins
Yield: 2 Tablespoons | Serves: 1


  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Mix spices together until well combined. Use immediately, or store in an airtight container and use as needed.


Taco Meat: Use 1-2 tablespoons seasoning and 1/4 cup water for 1 pound of meat. Let simmer until thickened.

Ingredients: Cayenne Pepper, Chili powder, Cumin, Garlic, Oregano, Paprika, Pepper, Rotel, Salt
Meal Type: Seasonings and Mixes, #StayHome, Clean Eating
Categories: Copycat, Healthy, Mexican

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