Taco Bell® Seasoning Copycat

Taco Bell® Seasoning Copycat

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"Taco Bell® copycat taco seasoning."

Ingredients 10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 15 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 15 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.8g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 571 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • Prep

  • Ready In

  1. Whisk onion flakes, flour, beef bouillon, garlic salt, cumin, paprika, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and sugar together in a bowl.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • This seasoning mix is good to cook with 1 pound of ground beef.
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Reviews 16

  1. 18 Ratings


This was very similar to Taco Bell Home Originals seasoning. It did have the same flavor although it wasn't identical, it was close enough to call this a copycat recipe indeed. We actually liked this better than the packaged mix and much better than the take out from the fast food joint. I added this and about a cup of broth to the pan with the raw meat and then broke the beef up to look like a meat soup, then simmered until the liquid was gone. I didn't have boullion granules so I used a cube and changed the garlic salt to plain garlic powder so it wouldn't be too salty. This is mild and while it had some warmth from the cayenne, it isn't spicy at all. We ate tacos, tostadas, and nachos from this for several days and this was fabulous. My husband said this is his favorite taco beef recipe so make this from now on!!! I agree, this is really good and I will be using this now as my go-to taco filling. Thanks for the winner!

Barbara Milligan

Family loved it! I think it was spot on! I did double the recipe because I used it on ground deer (which is a bit gamier). Wonderful flavor and I will no longer be buying the taco bell seasonings as I will be using this from now on! Thanks for sharing!

Sarah Jo

Worked perfectly in my seven layer dip. Thickened up the taco meat "juice" perfectly.