• Serves
  • 10

Dietician's Tip: To make this seasoning mix even lower in sodium, omit the salt.


  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 5 teaspoons paprika
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch


Mix ingredients together. Divide equally among 4 plastic bags. Store bags in an airtight container.

To make taco filling:

Cook 1 pound of lean hamburger or diced chicken breast in a nonstick skillet. Drain excess fat.

Add 3/4 cup water. Bring to a boil. Add seasoning mix by teaspoons until desired taste is reached. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until liquid is reduced.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size: About 1 teaspoon

  • Calories 10
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Monounsaturated fat 0 g
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Sodium 85 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 2 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Protein Trace
  • Serving size About 1 teaspoon
  • Total fat Trace
Last Updated: 08-22-2015
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