Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Cooking Simplified: Burrito & Taco Seasoning Recipe

Hello everyone! I hope you are all doing well and having a wonderful week so far!
Today I am sharing another one of my favorite recipes...a delicious Burrito & Taco Seasoning that you can easily make at home. I much prefer this one to the packaged seasonings you find in the local market. It's very flavorful and does not have any extra artificial ingredients or additives. 💕😊

1 Tbsp. chili powder
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/4 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. paprika
1.5 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. salt

In a small bowl, mix together chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, oregano, paprika, cumin, salt and pepper. Use as you would a store bought packet when preparing the dish. Store any extra mix in an airtight container for future use.

**The recipe makes one ounce of seasoning, which is good for one pound of ground beef. I usually make a double or triple batch since I use 2-3 pounds of ground beef for our meals. You can use more or less seasoning depending on your personal preferences.

I made burritos using this recipe earlier this week, and they were a big hit, as always. The seasoning gives just the right amount of flavor without being overly salty, and it is also very delicious, as I mentioned before. Let me know what you think if you decide to try it out...
I always love to hear from you! 😊


  1. We do enjoy a good burrito or taco and I've always hated the idea of the packaged seasoning. I can't wait to try this, Melissa, thanks!

    1. This seasoning is really so very delicious, Tiffany Rose! I'm sure your family will like it. Please let me know what you think if you decide to try it out! :)

  2. Coming back to this for the second time, Melissa! Thank you--I also don't like the idea of packaged seasoning. This one is a bit on the hot side for my East Coast family, but I love it especially since it uses spices that are always in the pantry.

    1. You are so very welcome, Amy! I'm glad you decided to give it a try! I would suggest omitting the red pepper flakes in order to tame down the heat of the mix. I've done that a couple of times, and it still tastes just as good as the original recipe. :)