By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

To make this seasoning mix even lower in sodium, omit the salt.

Number of servings

Serves 25
  1. Low Fat
  2. Low Sodium

Ingredients

  1. 3 tablespoons chili powder
  2. 5 teaspoons paprika
  3. 4 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  4. 1 tablespoon onion powder
  5. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  6. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  7. 2 tablespoons corn starch

Directions

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
  • Total fat Trace
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 85 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 2 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Added sugars 0 g
  • Protein Trace
Aug. 22, 2015