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Taco Seasoning Know Your Herbs and Spices

mini veg quesadillasTaco Seasoning is a blend of spices that complicate beef, chicken, veggies and even homemade chips. Use it for tacos, fajitas, quesadillas and more.
Here is a basic recipe sharing common ingredients found in most mixes. Like most blends this is a guide. If you like more heat, you can either adjust the spices or add jalapeno peppers or a dash of hot sauce to the dish.

  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Hungry for a little Mexican style food? Try these recipes with a little Taco Seasoning to spice it up!

    Mini Veggie Quesadillas
    BLT Quesadillas
    Taco Night
    Vegan Tacos
    Skillet Vegan Chile Rellenos
    Roasted Red Pepper Chicken Tacos

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    As a professional cook, I love creating exciting new recipes on the job as well as at home. Assisting in teaching low-income families how to buy, store and prepare healthy food through Penn State’s alliance with Pennsylvania’s Supercupboard Program was very rewarding. During my 11 years with the Master Gardener program, I taught horticultural therapy to assisted living patients using healthful, fr
    esh grown food as a focal point. . My hands-on programs and instruction helped hundreds of children and adults learn about where their food comes from and how important fresh food is for your body.
    Currently I’m a cook at a college in Pennsylvania. We prepare everything we can from scratch, including our potato chips that tout the seasoning of the day!
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