DIY Homemade Taco Seasoning
All you need is:
1 T Chili Powder
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
1/2 tsp Onion Powder
1/2 tsp crushed Oregano (so easy to grow and dry yourself!!)
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
Alternative additions: Cumin, red pepper flakes, paprika
Simply mix all the spices together and place them in a jar- or add directly to your taco meat.
If you are adding in the optional spices use about 1/4-1/2 tsp of each or just adjust for your tastes. My family isn’t really a fan of cumin and the kids don’t like a lot of heat so we don’t usually add these.
You can increase amounts of each spice, using the same ratios- if you want to make a large quantity. Then just add a couple of tablespoons of the mix to your dish and adjust from there.
I use this for our basic taco meat and for our shredded chicken tacos. You can also use this mix for chili, though depending on your serving size you may need to increase it.
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