taco seasoning.

17 03 2010

Making your own taco seasoning is simple, cheap and much better for you than its  store-bought counterpart.  So if you make tacos regularly, you may just want to stock up on some of these spices the next time you see a good sale!

TACO SEASONING
4 T. chili powder
3 T. plus 1 t. paprika
3 T. ground cumin
1 T. plus 2 t. onion powder
1 t. garlic powder
¼ t. cayenne pepper


Combine  ingredients in airtight container and mix.  Store until ready to use.

To prepare taco meat, brown 1 lb. of meat and then add 2 heaping tablespoons of mix and 2/3 c. water.  Simmer until water is mostly evaporated.

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3 responses

17 03 2010
Kristen

Oh, I like this one!! I love how consciousnesses you are about food and how it pertains to our health. It’s so easy to fall into the line of thinking that stuff can’t be too bad for us if they put it in food. Boy is that wrong!!

19 03 2010
kim

oh this is just perfect! about two hours ago i was at the store and thought “when i get home, i’m gonna look for a taco seasoning recipe” thanks!

25 10 2010
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