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Copycat Taco Bell Taco Seasoning Recipe

  • Author: Anna Luther
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 0 min
  • Total Time: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 tablespoons 1x


This CopyCat Taco Bell Taco Seasoning is made with straight-forward ingredients that can be pulled from your spice cupboard or found easily in the grocery store with basic spices. But don’t be fooled. If you’ve made your own taco seasoning before, pay attention. The ingredients in this simply copycat Taco Bell recipe are very different (and maybe even surprising!) from your traditional taco seasoning.


  • 2 TBS Flour
  • 2 TBS Corn Starch
  • 4 tsp Beef Bouillion
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 ½ tsp Cumin
  • ½ tsp Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder


Combine all ingredients in a large, sealable container. Shake it up or mix. 


Makes 4 tablespoons of taco seasoning. Use 2 tablespoons for every 1 lb of ground beef.

  • Category: seasoning
  • Method: mix
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: Taco seasoning, Taco Bell, Copycat, Mexican, Tacos