Taco Seasoning

Though labeled Taco seasoning, I use it to spice up a plethora of dishes from meatloaf to macaroni and cheese. Made with a few simple ingredients, this spice can help bring that component to your meals that make them delectable.


Megan MacKay

1 min read

This recipe is measured to create a batch large enough to store for multiple uses. This size lasts several hundred meals, or around 6 months daily cooking in our home.


I spice to flavor and not exact amounts, so use your judgment. (One cup is too much, and 1/4 teaspoon is too little.)

4 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon dried oregano

2 teaspoon paprika

6 teaspoons ground cumin

3 teaspoon salt

3 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon powdered Bay leaf*

Dash of powdered jalepeno pepper

Directions:  Combine all ingredients and stir together well. WIll be a powdered blend of spices you can store in a dry, sealed container. Makes enough for 6 months or less depending on how much you cook. 

*To powder the bay leave, I put them into a coffee grinder and grind together for about 6 seconds

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