Snacking at home on repeats with friends? I am sure tacos, nachos and chips are your favourites then, right? To make your snacking hour more lip-smacking, why don’t you prepare some homemade Taco Seasoning on the go? Read my recipe for making this easy and best DIY Taco Seasoning at home.
Too easy to not make at home and buy the ready-made packets, homemade Taco Seasoning has the perfect amount of all the quintessential spices that you would find easily in your spice box!
You would second with me if you are a desi Indian foodie – spices and seasoning make any dish, better, right? Same is the case with tacos, nachos, fries, wedges, ladies and gentlemen!
Hence, the need of making fresh, homemade masala mix, pound of ground spice blend that go with a big batch of snacks served in a small bowl makes all the more sense!
In the same name, Taco Seasoning mix should be surely in your spice box because it comes very handy during parties, meet-ups.
This Homemade Taco Seasoning is
- Gluten Free
- Whole 30
- Dairy Free
- Low Carb
- can be stored for a long time
Why DIY Taco Seasoning?
Packets of Taco Seasoning are easily available in the market but there is nothing like making your own at home.
the store bought seasonings are loaded with preservatives, added color and artificial flavours.
Making DIY Taco Seasoning gives you much flexibility to control the quantity and quality of the ingredients used and it is much cheaper to make a big batch at home rather than buying it out.
You can increase or decrease the quantity of salt and chilli according to your taste.
I don’t add cornflour in my seasoning which is almost always there in the store bought packets. They add it to thicken the tacos, but I prefer to add cornflour separately if required.
Making things from scratch gives so much satisfaction that is not comparable.
Taco Seasoning ingredients
Taco Seasoning uses very few ingredients and all of these are easily available in a grocery store or you can order them online. It uses onion powder, garlic powder, chilli powder, oregano, paprika, cumin powder, chilli powder, salt and pepper.
Adjust the quantity of salt and chilli powder according to your taste preference.
You can choose the type of chilli you like to make this seasoning.
How to use Taco Seasoning?
- Tacos and Fajitas
- Grilling chicken, beef, fish, shrimp and vegetables
- Sprinkle on popcorn
How to make your own Taco Seasoning at home?
Making tacos at home is like seriously not a big deal. And making its seasoning is all the more simpler, telling you! Whether you are making chicken tacos, Crispy Fish Tacos with Cabbage Slaw, turkey tacos, ground beef tacos, taco salad, believe me, this great recipe of Taco Seasoning shall save your day!
So, say bye to the market made packets and open up your spice box:
Simply take a bowl and dump all the ingredients in it and in a blink, Taco Seasoning is ready like magic.
Transfer this fresh, homemade spice blend in a jar and use it whenever you like just like I do. It can be stored for upto 6 months in a cool dry place but I prefer to make a batch that last for 15 days to keep the flavours fresh.
Store this seasoning in glass jars. You can even use a sprinkle jar to make the use easy.
So keep the batch of tacos, your choice of stuffing ready and you already got Taco Seasoning made, what’s stopping you now? Do note my recipe for the same, on that note?
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How to make Taco Seasoning Step by Step
Add all the ingredients in a bowl.
Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe
Homemade Taco Seasoning
Snacking at home on repeats with friends? I am sure tacos, nachos and chips are your favourites then, right? To make your snacking hour more lip-smacking, why don't you prepare some homemade Taco Seasoning on the go?
- 1 tbsp Onion Powder
- 2 tbsp Garlic Powder
- 6 tbsp Chilli Powder
- 1 tbsp Dried Oregano
- 1 tbsp Paprika
- 2 tbsp Cumin Powder
- 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
- 4 tsp Salt
- 4 tsp Black Pepper Powder
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
Transfer the mix in a glass jar.
Use as required.
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