The BEST Keto Taco Seasoning

taco seasoning mixed in glass mason jar

Our easy to make, homemade Keto Taco Seasoning recipe is the ideal way to punch up chicken, ground beef, ground turkey, or your preferred meat, to use in all your Keto Taco Recipes! One of our favorite ways to utilize it is in our Cheesy Keto Taco Soup recipe and Keto Fried Pickles! Our homemade taco seasoning recipe is also sugar-free and gluten-free so perfect for those on the Paleo and Whole30 diet.

This Low Carb Taco Seasoning Recipe can easily be adjusted to your taste buds. It’s cheaper than any store bought keto taco seasoning mix and tastier too! Want it spicer? Add more cayenne pepper. Out of onion powder? Double up on garlic powder! Only have smoked paprika and not regular? Add it instead!

An added bonus, it’s also a sugar free taco seasoning mix! You don’t have to worry about any sneaky sugar being added to your diet, the way you do with store bought taco seasoning mix!

Taco Seasonings in piles on bottom of white bowl

What is Keto Taco Seasoning Made Of?

Most keto taco seasoning recipes are made with basic spices found in your cupboard. I applaud any simple recipe that doesn’t have me running to the store for hard to find ingredients!

Ingredients include:

  • Chili Powder
  • Cumin
  • Paprika
  • Onion Powder
  • Garlic Powder
  • Oregano
  • Sea Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Optional: Red Chili Flakes or Cayenne Pepper for some kick!

Can I Use McCormick Taco Seasoning on Keto?

Store bought seasoning packets are full of preservatives, sugar and additives making them unusable for those following a keto lifestyle. However, you won’t even miss those sugar riddled packets with our easy, homemade Keto Taco Seasoning Recipe. 

Taco seasoning in white bowl with wooden spoon placed inside

How Many Carbs In Taco Seasoning?

Spices and seasonings are not zero carb and do have some carbs in them. However, 1 TBSP of our Keto Taco Seasoning is just 2 net carbs.  Remember, you aren’t eating Keto Taco Seasonings as a snack by the spoonful, but adding it to an entire meal. So, adding a few tablespoons of low carb taco seasoning to an entire meal, usually adds less than 1 carb per serving max.

How Much Keto Taco Seasoning Do You Use?

Add 2-3 TBSP of Keto Taco Seasoning to 1 lb. of your preferred meat. If you are adding it to ground beef, turkey, or chicken; cook the meat until done, drain the meat, add 2-3 TBSP (depending on taste preference) & 1/2 cup of water. Stir & cook over medium heat until water has cooked off and spices are melded into the meat. Get that meat added to your favorite Keto Taco recipes and you will be in heaven!

How To Store Taco Seasoning?

Add your sugar free taco seasoning to an air tight plastic container, glass jar or ziplock bag. You can store & use your keto taco seasoning mix for up to a year. We love to double, triple, or even quadruple the recipe so we always have it on hand.

What Keto Recipes Can You Add Keto Taco Seasoning?

Besides, the world wide favorite of regular ground beef keto tacos, you can use Keto Taco Seasoning in a variety of recipes to include: Keto Taco Salad, Keto Taco Casserole, Keto Taco Soup, Keto Chicken Enchiladas. The list is endless!


Add 2 TBSP to our Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken For Tacos  for some extra pizazz.


If you are substituting this Keto Taco Seasoning for a store bought packet, use 2-3 tablespoons for every pack of taco seasoning called for in a recipe. Easy Peasy!

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Taco seasoning in white bowl with wooden spoon placed inside

Keto Taco Seasoning Recipe

Easy Keto Taco Seasoning Recipe that is Sugar-Free and gluten-free. Fantastic when eating Keto, Paleo and Whole 30. Whip up a big batch to have on had for your favorite meals.
Course Spices
Cuisine American
Keyword Gluten Free, Homemade Spices, Keto, Low Carb, Paleo, Sugar Free, whole30
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 10 Servings
Calories 22kcal
Cost $2.82


  • 4 TBSP Chili Powder
  • 2 TBSP Cumin
  • 1 TBSP Garlic Powder
  • 1 TBSP Onion Powder
  • 1/2 TBSP Paprika
  • 1/2 TBSP Sea Salt
  • 2 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Flakes


  • Measure out ingredients into small bowl.
  • Stir until all seasonings are mixed together.
  • Transfer to airtight jar or container to store.


Note 1: Double or Triple the recipe! I like to make a big batch and store it for quick and easy meals. Can store up to 1 year in a sealed container.


Serving: 1Tbsp | Calories: 22kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 406mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1173IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg

recipe cost

$2.82 ($0.28 per TBSP)

recipe tips

Buy in Bulk

We find the cheapest bulk spices on Amazon to use in all our recipes.

nutrition facts

Nutrition Facts
Keto Taco Seasoning Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 Tbsp)
Calories 22 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 406mg18%
Potassium 115mg3%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1173IU23%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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