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Homemade Taco & Fajita Seasoning (Whole30 Paleo Keto)

Homemade Taco & Fajita Seasoning (Whole30 Paleo Keto) – replace the store bought packets with this clean, low sodium homemade taco & fajita seasoning.  Budget friendly and super versatile!

This Homemade Taco & Fajita Seasoning is a staple in my spice cupboard.  I make big batches regularly and use it in place of store bought taco seasoning packets in all my Mexican and southwestern inspired recipes.  Tacos, casseroles, chili…you name it, this spicy blend adds a huge punch of flavor, is Whole30 approved and is better for you than any pre-packaged version.

Not only is it simple to make and lower in sodium and additive/MSG free, but it’s a money saver too.  A batch of this taco and fajita seasoning is good for several recipes!  I like a little kick to my spice blend, but if you prefer a milder taste, just omit the chipotle chili powder.  And if you’re looking for a completely sodium free option, feel free to leave out the salt completely.  The flavor is so intense and smoky, you won’t miss it at all!

I also love homemade spice blends as a way to get kids involved in the kitchen – let them do the measuring and mixing!  Check out this post for nine DIY homemade spice blends, perfect for stocking your spice cupboard and adding big flavor to all your favorite recipes.

How to Make Homemade Taco & Fajita Seasoning

I recommend buying your spices in bulk (check out Thrive Market for the best deal) when making your own homemade seasoning mixes.

Combine the spices together in a small bowl and mix well.

Store the taco/fajita seasoning mix in a mason jar or other air tight container.

Before using, give the seasoning mix a stir.

Add 2-3 tablespoons of Taco & Fajita Seasoning Mix per 1 lb of meat and adjust to taste.

Uses & Tips for Homemade Taco & Fajita Seasoning

Store in these mini Mason Jars

Use it on these Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas and this Easy Instant Pot Taco Meat

Add to ranch dressing or sour cream for a taco spiced dip

For a great DIY gift, place in a small mason jar, add a chalk label and cute bow!

Combine with olive/avocado oil and lime juice for a delicious Whole30 marinade for chicken or steak

More Homemade Spice Mixes:

Homemade Blackened Seasoning Mix

Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix

Homemade Poultry Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Seasoning Blends – Nine DIY Recipes

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Homemade Seasoning Blends - Nine DIY Recipes - Add great flavor to your food and save money with these simple to make seasoning blends! Make great gifts too! |

Homemade Taco & Fajita Seasoning (Whole30 Paleo Keto)

Homemade Taco & Fajita Seasoning (Whole30 Paleo Keto) - replace the store bought packets with this clean, low sodium homemade taco & fajita seasoning. Budget friendly and super versatile!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: fajita seasoning, homemade seasoning, taco seasoning, whole30 fajitas, whole30 tacos
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 7 Tablespoons
Calories: 15kcal



  • Combine all ingredients together and store in an air tight container.
Calories: 15kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Sodium: 705mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 855IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.3mg


*Nutritional info is for 1 tablespoon of mix
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  • Reply
    June 13, 2018 at 1:48 pm

    um, where’s the recipe?

    • Reply
      June 13, 2018 at 8:44 pm

      Well that was a weird glitch! Sorry, it should be there now!

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    Bettie Claxton
    June 22, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    Can you think of something to replace the onion powder? I’ve become very sensitive to onions and even taco seasoning makes me a little ill. I cannot imagine making SW food w/o it but I’m going to try!

    • Reply
      June 25, 2018 at 10:51 am

      Hey Bettie, It’s no problem if you leave it out. There’s plenty of spice and flavor in the mix!!

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    Stephanie Ryan
    June 22, 2018 at 7:55 pm

    Is this comparable to 1 store bought package? Or should I use less?

    • Reply
      June 25, 2018 at 10:50 am

      Hey Stephanie, this mix makes a pretty good amount, much more than a store bought packet. About 2 tablespoons of mix is equivalent to a packet. You should have plenty for lots of recipes!

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