Homemade Taco Seasoning is easy to make and tastes great! Adjust the seasoning to make it mild or hot. Plus there's no MSG or funky ingredients. Check out the video on how to turn this taco seasoning into the best taco meat ever!

Homemade Taco Seasoning


Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Yield 1 cup (3 Tbsp = 1 store bought packet)


  • 6 Tbsp dried/dehydrated onion
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch (or all-purpose flour)
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp ground red pepper (cayenne)


  1. Combine all ingredients together. OPTIONAL: Pulse ingredients several times in a food processor or blender to bring out the flavors of the dried ingredients.
  2. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. 
  3. Make it into The Best Taco Meat EVER <----- Click for full recipe.

Recipe Notes

You can adjust the heat in this recipe simply by increasing or decreasing the amount of cayenne (ground red pepper) and/or red pepper flakes.

*Recipe altered from Deals To Meals