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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Check out the ingredients in a commonly used packet of taco seasoning you purchase at the store!

Chili Pepper, Salt, Maltodextrin, Spice, Onion Powder, Corn Starch, Yellow Corn Flour. Contains Less than 2% of: Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Silicon Dioxide (Anticaking Agent), Sunflower and/or Cottonseed Oil, Natural Flavor, Ethoxyquin (Preservative).

Scary!  What if you could have the delicious taste of taco seasonings and using the spices you have in your cupboard?  There are many variations out there, and each one can be adjusted to fit your family’s taste.  Here is the recipe we think you are going to love!

Home Made Taco Seasoning

1Tbls chili powder
½ tsp garlic powder
½ tsp minced onion
¼ tsp red pepper flakes
¼ tsp oregano
1 tsp paprika
1 ½ tsp cumin
½ tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper

- Mix all ingredients together.
- Add to 2 lbs ground meat (cooked and drained) of your choice.  Add 3-4 Tbsp of water (more if needed).

Have a favorite taco seasoning recipe?  We would love to hear about it!

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