This copycat Taco Bell seasoning mix recipe is yummy and much less to prepare and use than buying the little packets from the store. This taco seasoning recipe can be premade and stored in an airtight container such as a mason jar, sealed plastic storage bowl, or zipper bags. Just give it a shake before you use it.
This homemade taco seasoning mix recipe is easy to make and tastes so good! You can adjust the amounts of cayenne pepper, oregano, or paprika depending upon your own personal heat preference as well as what ingredients you already have in your kitchen.
This taco seasoning recipe makes enough to season about one pound of ground beef, which is basically enough for a family of four (2 large tacos per person). So if you want more than this amount, it’s very simple to just double or triple the recipe.
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This copycat taco seasoning mix recipe is quick and easy to make; takes less than five minutes! Once they’re done just mix all the spices together and you’re ready to start cooking. Plus you can make some up ahead of time and store in a container to have ready when you need it.
Copycat Taco Bell Seasoning Mix Recipe
2 tablespoons flour
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon paprika
3/4 teaspoon crushed beef bullion cube
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder (or to taste)
Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Store in a container until ready for use.
When ready to use, brown ground beef and drain. Add seasoning mix and 3/4 cup of water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat. Simmer uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve.