To make a great Mexican dish you all you need is a “base” such as a taco, tortilla or nachos chips; layered with meat, toppings and salsa. Serve with a portion of refried beans and sour cream on top and voila, tasty tex-mex at home.
Make your own taco spice for authenticity
If you really want to get the original flavours, try make your own taco seasoning.
Quick homemade taco seasoning makes a great addition to your Mexican dishes such as tacos, burritos or nachos. It is the perfect way to spice up your chicken, beef or seafood. Making your own seasoning is easier than you think.
With this recipe you don’t need to go to the store and buy the ready-made mix, which will save you time and money. It is also much healthier as there are no additional flavourants and colourants added.
The secret to any Mexican dish is the cumin, so if you find yourself without all the other spices, a long as you have cumin, salt and pepper you will still be able to make a great dish.
You can double the batch for the spice mix and store it in a jar for future use.
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