Homemade Taco Seasoning

4 tbsp. chili powder
3 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. paprika
3 tbsp. ground cumin
1 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. garlic powder
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper


Combine all ingredients in a bowl, and mix well to blend.  Store in an airtight container until ready to use.


To prepare taco meat:  brown approximately 1 lb. of ground beef, turkey or chicken, add 1 cup of water and 2 heaping tablespoons of the seasoning  and simmer until the liquid is almost completely gone.


*2 heaping tablespoons is approximately equivalent to a package of taco seasoning

Printed from The Marvelous Misadventures of a Foodie