Taco Seasoning Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Taco Seasoning.


There are 18 calories in Taco Seasoning.


Nutrition Facts
Taco Seasoning
Serving Size:


tsp (5.7 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 0
Calories 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0 grams

Saturated Fat 0 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 411 milligrams

Potassium 57 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 3.3 grams

Dietary Fiber 0.8 grams

Sugars 0.6 grams
Protein 0.3 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 20 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 5 minutes
Running (6mph) 2 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 3 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is taco seasoning made of?

Most taco seasoning mixes contain salt, warming spices (such as paprika, oregano, and chili), onion powder, and garlic powder. This top-rated recipe is made with chili powder, ground cumin, dried oregano, sea salt, black pepper, ground paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and crushed red pepper flakes.

What can I use if I don’t have taco seasoning?

In a small bowl, mix together chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, oregano, paprika, cumin, salt and pepper. Store in an airtight container.

Is taco seasoning just chili powder?

Chili seasoning and taco seasoning can be fairly similar. They both typically range from 5-8 ingredients. The primary difference between the two is that chili seasoning will have a higher concentration of chili powder and paprika. Taco seasoning will most likely have a higher amount of cumin.

Is taco seasoning just cumin?

What is this? The spices you need are chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and oregano. The base of the seasoning is chili powder followed by large amounts or cumin and paprika and then smaller even amounts of salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and oregano.

What does taco seasoning taste like?

It tastes like the packet seasoning – minus the artificial flavour and not as salty. The bonus is that you can adjust the flavouring to your tastes as well – I like my Mexican hot so I up the chili!

What is the difference between taco and fajita seasoning?

While they use many similar ingredients, taco seasoning has more chili powder and oregano than fajita seasoning. Compare our recipes and you’ll see this fajita seasoning is more cumin heavy, whereas taco seasoning is more chili powder heavy. That makes the taco seasoning a bit spicier, too.

Can I use chili mix instead of taco seasoning?

If you’re sitting at home staring at your packet of taco seasoning and wondering if it can be used for the chili recipe you’re preparing tonight, then save yourself a trip to the grocery store. That taco seasoning will work out just fine. Vice versa is true as well. Go ahead and use chili seasoning on your taco beef.

Can you use chili mix for taco Mix?

Yes. I know it’s controversial, but I like to use the same mix for tacos and chili. I’ve found that taco and chili seasonings are usually so similar in flavor that it made sense to consolidate them in my pantry and use this mix for both!