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Taco Seasoning Mix



  • 2 teaspoons instant minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed, dried red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mexican oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl until evenly distributed.
  2. Spoon mixture onto a 6-inch square of aluminum foil and fold to make airtight or store in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Label, then store in a cool, dry place.
  3. Use within 6 months.

Makes 2 tablespoons.

Taco Filling: Brown 1 pound ground beef in a skillet over medium-high heat. Drain excess grease.

Add 1/2 cup water and 2 tablespoons Taco Seasoning Mix. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Makes filling for 8 to 10 tacos.


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