Make taco night even more of a fiesta by mixing up your own seasoning! With only a handful of spices you probably already have in your cupboard, taco night can become a breeze! Build your own perfectly balanced authentic Mexican flavour with this simple seasoning perfect for ground beef tacos, burritos, shrimp or chicken! Save time by doubling or tripling the recipe and storing in a mason jar for when it is needed.
See below for a step-by-step on using your seasoning to make some delicious beef tacos!
What you will need:
- ½ tsp. garlic powder
- ¼ tsp. onion powder
- ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
- ½ tsp. oregano
- ½ tsp. paprika
- 1 ½ tsp. ground cumin
- Salt and pepper
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
- Add all ingredients into a small dish or mason jar. Mix until thoroughly combined.
- On medium heat, add 1 tbsp. olive oil and cook 1lb of lean ground beef in a large skillet until still slightly pink. Drain.
- Add seasoning and 1/4 cup of water into skillet with beef and stir to mix. Reduce heat to low and let simmer for 5-7 minutes until most of the liquid has been absorbed. Spoon into a warm tortilla with all your favourite fixings!