Seasoning For Tacos

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Ground beef tacos and taco salads are nicely enhanced by the mixture that Sue Gronholz uses in place of store-bought taco seasoning. 'It's so easy to mix up a batch and keep it in the pantry,' writes the Beaver Dam, Wisconsin cook. 'It's convenient and saves money, too.'

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  1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months.
  2. To prepare taco meat: In a saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add water and 8 teaspoons seasoning mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.


In a multi-recipe taco tasting, this recipe was the runaway winner, by a mile. We all thought it had the best flavor, but could stand just a little heat. I recommend doubling the cayenne to 1/4 ...