This homemade version of taco seasoning is much lower in sodium and contains no artificial colors or additives! It’s enough seasoning for 1 lb of meat, chicken or lean ground beef, use as a substitute for store-bought taco seasoning packets.



Homemade Taco Seasoning

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: none

Yield: 1 servings

Serving size: Approximately 3 Tbsp


  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • 1½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Combine all ingredients together in a small bowl. Recipe yields a little less than 3 Tbsp. (Most store bought packets contain 2½ Tbsp).
  2. Use in place of store-bought taco seasoning packets.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: (Approximately 3 Tbsp)

Calories: 7

Calories from fat: 0

Fat: 0g

Saturated Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 780mg

Carbohydrates: 2g

Fiber: 0g

Sugar 0g

Protein: 0g

Calcium: 0%

Iron: 0%

WWP+: 0