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Taco Seasoning Rub

Save dishes, by placing all of your taco ingredients on one big platter. Then, sprinkle them all with a bit of taco seasoning.

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4.60 from 5 votes

Taco Seasoning

With this versatile taco seasoning, you can grill just about any type of meat and tuck it into tortillas for a fabulous fiesta.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 16


  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsps ground black pepper
  • 2 tsps onion powder
  • 2 tsps garlic powder
  • 2 tsps cumin
  • 2 tsps dried oregano
  • 2 tsps smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar (optional)


  • Combine all ingredients.
  • Sprinkle on chicken, beef, pork or seafood before grilling. Grill meat using your favorite method.
  • Slice or shred the meat, and sprinkle with more rub.


Calories: 5kcalCarbohydrates: 1gSodium: 437mgPotassium: 25mgVitamin A: 175IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 0.4mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Rub
Cuisine: Mexican
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