Spicy Taco Seasoning Recipe

There's really no single taco seasoning recipe needed for making your own tacos. It's all a matter of personal taste and preference. However, it's true that most taco seasoning recipes use an almost identical list of base ingredients. Chili powder, paprika, onion, garlic and cumin are called for in most homemade taco seasonings, so make sure to have plenty on hand.

Somewhat Spicy Taco Seasoning Recipe
Ingredients You Will Need:
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons paprika
2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoons onion powder
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
1 teaspoons dried cilantro
½ teaspoons ground black pepper
½ teaspoons salt

Pour the ingredients into a small bowl or small, clean jar with lid. Mix well, either stirring or shaking to blend. The recipe makes about ¼ cup taco seasoning. For a light seasoning, use 1 tablespoon for every pound of ground beef. For heavier seasoning, use 2 tablespoons of seasoning for every pound of ground beef. Store in a lidded container for up to 6 months.

Spicy Taco Seasoning Recipe
Ingredients You Will Need:
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon Hungarian hot paprika
2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoons onion powder
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoons ground cayenne pepper
½ teaspoons ground black pepper
¼ teaspoons salt

Pour the ingredients into a small bowl or small, clean jar with lid. Mix well, either stirring or shaking to blend. The recipe makes about ¼ cup taco seasoning. For a light seasoning, use 1 tablespoon for every pound of ground beef. For heavier seasoning, use 2 tablespoons of seasoning for every pound of ground beef. Store in a lidded container for up to 6 months.

Really Spicy Taco Seasoning Recipe
Ingredients You Will Need:
2 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons paprika
2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoons onion powder
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
½ teaspoon dried and crushed chipotle pepper
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon salt

Pour the ingredients into a small bowl or small, clean jar with lid. Mix well, either stirring or shaking to blend. The recipe makes about ¼ cup taco seasoning. For a light seasoning, use 1 tablespoon for every pound of ground beef. For heavier seasoning, and if you can handle the spice, use 2 tablespoons of seasoning for every pound of ground beef. Store in a lidded container for up to 6 months.

Spiced Lime Taco Seasoning Recipe
Ingredients You Will Need:
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon Hungarian hot paprika
2 teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoons finely zested lime peel
1 teaspoon parsley flakes
1 teaspoon dried cilantro
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon salt

Pour the ingredients into a small bowl or small, clean jar with lid. Mix well, either stirring or shaking to blend. The recipe makes about ¼ cup taco seasoning. For a light seasoning, use 1 tablespoon for every pound of ground beef. For heavier seasoning, use 2 tablespoons of seasoning for every pound of ground beef. Store in a lidded container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

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