Homemade taco seasoning recipe in a glass container with a silver spoon scooping some out.

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Taco Seasoning is the best DIY recipe that is made up of only seven easy-to-find ingredients!  You can use this Paleo, gluten-free, and Whole30 taco seasoning mix as a healthy alternative to a store bought packet to season ground beef, chicken, or other meats.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 59 kcal
Author London


  • 3 Tbsp. cumin
  • 3 tsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper optional
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt optional
  • 1 tsp. black pepper


  1. Mix all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl until well combined.

  2. Store taco seasoning in an airtight glass container until ready to use for up to 1-2 years.

  3. Use 2 - 2 ½ tablespoons seasoning mix per pound of meat.

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Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 59 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sodium 62mg 3%
Potassium 310mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 54.1%
Vitamin C 0.8%
Calcium 10.1%
Iron 40.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.