I use Taco Seasoning mix in a variety of different dinners but I don't like buying the pre-packaged store mixes which are loaded with salt and preservatives. Homemade seasoning mix is much healthier and tastes much better as well. I like that I can add as much kick as I want from the cayenne cause I like it spicy!
Once you have all the ingredients it calls for you can mix a batch together in just a few minutes and have enough leftover to make many more batches. I buy the spices I use most often at Sam's because they have those nice big bottles that will last me a few weeks at least.........
Keep a batch made up so you will be ready to cook anytime!
Taco Seasoning Mix
(use with 1 lb - 2 lbs. of meat depending on how strong you like your taco meat)
2 Tablespoons Chili powder
1 teaspoon Garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon Oregano
1/2 teaspoon Onion powder
1/2 teaspoon Paprika
3 teaspoons Cumin
1 teaspoon Seasoning salt
1 teaspoon Black pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or more to taste)