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Homemade taco seasoning in a small glass jar and some in a measuring spoon.

Homemade Taco Seasoning

This is the best Homemade Taco Seasoning ever. It has the perfect amount of spices to add to your favorite Mexican recipes. It is so easy to make, you can put it together in less than 5 minutes. You will never buy store-bought taco seasoning again!
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Condiment
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1
Calories 46 kcal


Equivalent to 1 store-bought packet

  • tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp black pepper

Large batch - equivalent to 8 store-bought packets

  • ¾ cup chili powder
  • cup paprika
  • tbsp kosher salt
  • tbsp onion powder
  • tbsp garlic powder
  • tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp black pepper


  • Add all of the spices to a small mixing bowl. Whisk together until well combined.
  • Store in a small spice jar or mason jar for up to 1 year.


Calories: 46kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 3.2gFat: 3.1gSaturated Fat: 0.5gPotassium: 421mgSugar: 2.9gCalcium: 73mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Homemade Taco Seasoning, Taco Seasoning
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