Easy Homemade Taco Seasoning

Making homemade taco seasoning is so easy and takes less than 5 minutes.

homemade taco seasoning

How to make homemade taco seasoning from scratch

homemade taco seasoning recipe

Add your spices:

  • Ground cumin
  • Chili powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Dried oregano
  • Paprika
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Cayenne pepper

Mix all the spices together and store in an airtight container. Use 2-3 tablespoons of seasoning per pound of meat. Feel free to add more spice or less spice to your liking. Making homemade taco seasoning is easy and versatile. If you’re like me and never have packet seasonings on hand then making your own will save you on taco nights.

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homemade taco seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Total Time 5 mins


  • 1 ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 pinches cayenne pepper


  • Whisk all the ingredients together in a bowl
  • Store in an airtight container up to 6 months

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