Southwestern seasoning mix
Give your dishes and dips a southwestern kick with this tasty seasoning mix. You can use the mix to make tacos, chili, vegetable or chip dip, and more.
Number of servings: 16
Serving size: 1 tablespoon
1/4 cup chili powder
1/4 cup onion powder
2 tablespoons cumin seed
2 tablespoons coriander
2 tablespoons ground oregano
2 tablespoons ground basil
1 tablespoon ground thyme
1 tablespoon garlic powder
Time needed: 5 minutes preparation
- Combine all ingredients in large mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly.
- Store in an airtight container in a cool dark place, such as a refrigerator.
- Label the container
- Use as desired. For tacos or chili, add 1 to 2 tablespoons to 1 pound thoroughly cooked ground meat. For dip for vegetables or chips, add 1 tablespoon to 1 cup low-fat sour cream or yogurt. Chill 1 hour before serving.
|Total Fat:||1 g|
|Saturated Fat:||0.2 g|
|Total Carbohydrate:||6.4 g|
|Dietary Fiber:||2.8 g|
|Total Sugar:||0.6 g|
Allergens: None noted
Tips and variations
If there is a food co-op near you, check for lower prices and herbs. You can buy just the amount of seasonings you need.
This low-cost seasoning mix is a tasty replacement for commercial seasoning mixes.
Prepare this seasoning as a gift. Put it in a clean, airtight jar and add a colorful ribbon and a card with directions for using.
This recipe was developed by University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development staff.
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