This homemade taco seasoning is quick, easy, inexpensive, full of flavor, and can be made with just a few basic spice cabinet staples. Budgetbytes.com
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Homemade Taco Seasoning

This homemade taco seasoning is quick, easy, inexpensive, full of flavor, and can be made with just a few basic spice cabinet staples. 
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Total Cost: $0.67 per batch

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp chili powder $0.30
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika $0.10
  • 1 tsp cumin $0.10
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper $0.02
  • 1/2 tsp oregano $0.05
  • 1/2 tsp salt $0.05
  • 1/2 tsp 15 cranks fresh black pepper $0.05

Instructions

  • Combine everything in a small bowl and stir until evenly mixed. Use immediately, or store in an air-tight container, away from heat and sunlight, until ready to use.

Notes

Optional add-ins: 1/4 tsp garlic powder, 1/4 tsp onion powder (either or both, depending on if you are using fresh garlic or onion); 1/2 tsp cornstarch (add 1/3 cup water to your meat or beans to create a saucy consistency).