I love Mexican foods! I can’t help it, I just love the spicy blend of flavors. But, I don’t like all of the salt you find in over the counter packaged mixes. So now I prefer to mix up my own. It takes about 5 minutes to make and saves a ton of $$$ and is better tasting too!
Mexican Seasoning Mix
1 cup dried minced onion
1/3 cup beef bouillon powder
1/3 cup chili powder
2 tablespoons ground cumin
1 tablespoon oregano
2 teaspoons garlic powder
4 teaspoons crushed red pepper (optional)
Combine all these ingredients and store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.
- Add 1 tablespoon to and recipe calling for Mexican flavor, or sprinkle on top of foods you want to make spicy.
- Add 1 tablespoon to chopped tomatoes and green peppers for a tasty dip or filling for tacos.
- Add 1 tablespoon to shredded cheese before melting for another dip. Serve with sour cream.
- Mix with ground beef, and cheese for topping nacho chips.