Making Homemade Taco Seasoning is so easy and so much healthier too. Mix it up with spices that you probably have already in your house.
After looking at the ingredients of store bought taco seasoning, which has several not so good ingredients, I decided it was time to figure out how to make my own homemade version and clean it up a little.
No sodium, no partially hydrogenated soybean oils, no silicon dioxide, no ethoxyquin! I am still learning so much with choosing to clean eat as much as possible so I decided to do more research on some of those ingredients.
HOMEMADE TACO SEASONING
I googled “Silicon Dioxide” and found that Silicon dioxide and silica gelare insecticides and acaracides are insecticides and acaracides, used in controlling insects, mites and ticks in a variety of indoor and outdoor sites. Oh my! Source EPA.gov.
And I also googled “ethoxyquin” and it is regulated by the FDA for its use as a preservative in animal feed, dehydrated crops and sorghum, and as a antioxidant for the preservation of color in the production of chili powder, paprika, and ground chili. Whoa! Source EPA.gov.
So after reading all of that. I am only making my own homemade taco seasoning from here on out!
TACO SEASONING INGREDIENTS
6 TBSP chili powder
4 tsp ground cumin
3 tsp paprika
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE TACO SEASONING
Mix all ingredients together and store in an air tight container. (I actually used an old spice bottle that I had saved)
Use 2 TBSP with 1 pound of meat.
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Homemade Taco Seasoning
Making homemade taco seasoning is so easy and so much healthier too. Mix it up with spices that you probably have already in your house.
- 6 TBSP chili powder
- 4 tsp ground cumin
- 3 tsp paprika
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- Mix all ingredients together and store in an air tight container. (I actually used an old spice bottle I had saved)
- Use 2 TBSP with 1 pound of meat.