Homemade Taco Seasoning

This Homemade Taco Seasoning recipe can be used in place of store-bought packets of seasoning. It has no fillers and can be part of a low-carb, ketogenic, diabetic, gluten-free, or Banting diets.
Cuisine low-carb, Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Author Annissa Slusher


  • 1 tablespoon chili powder with no MSG or fillers
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground


  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together all ingredients. Store in an airtight container at room temperature until ready to use.

  2. To use to make meat for tacos, brown one pound of ground meat of your choice. Drain meat if desired. Stir in seasoning and 1/4 cup of water. Simmer, stirring occasionally until water has almost completely evaporated.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is for the seasoning only.

Serving size: 1/6th of the recipe

Per serving:

Calories: 8

Fat (g): 0

Carbs (g): 2

Fiber (g): 1

Protein (g): 0

Net carbs (g): 1