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Homemade Taco Seasoning

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 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)


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


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