Taco Seasoning

A good  way to save money is to cook from scratch. Making your own Taco Seasoning is an easy way to start and if you have kids, they love tacos and nachos.   This recipe is simple, great tasting and only takes about 20 minutes to prepare.


  • 2 lbs ground beef (turkey or pork)
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon beef powder (or crushed beef bouillon cube)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup water


Brown ground beef and drain. Mix all seasonings together and add to pan. Add water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 10 minutes until thickened.