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In my seasoning series, you can find the best seasonings for your Mexican and World recipes. Today this super tasty homemade burrito mix is in the spotlight. Sprinkle it on your favorite burrito fillings for a burst of flavor. So are you ready to learn how to make burrito seasoning? Let’s get started!

Burrito Seasoning Ingredients

To make this seasoning recipe go into your pantry get out all of the spices that you have, and mix up the following ingredients:

  • Cumin – adds an earthy flavor to your burritos
  • Paprika – you can use smoky paprika in this recipe
  • Garlic powder – adds flavor to your burrito mix
  • Cayenne pepper or hot Chili powder – because this seasoning needs some heat you add cayenne pepper or hot Chili powder (use the one ingredient spice, not the Chili powder mix)
  • Dried oregano – a staple in Mexican spice mixes
  • Salt – to add flavor
  • Black pepper – if the mix needs a little bit more of a kick add black pepper

Note that the full ingredients list, including measurements, can be found in the recipe card below.

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How To Make Burrito Seasoning

  1. To make this recipe have all the ingredients ready. This seasoning recipe calls for a little heat. You can use either Cayenne pepper or hot Chili powder.
  2. Be aware that there is a different Chili powder used in American recipes which is usually a spice mix in itself whereas in Europe Chili powder is a one ingredient hot spice.
  3. So, if you have hot chili powder in your kitchen pantry you can use it else use Cayenne pepper or chili flakes.
  4. Put all of the measured spices in a bowl and stir it through. Stir for at least a minute to make certain all of the ingredients are thoroughly combined.
  5. You want to prevent that one tablespoon is spicier than the second tablespoon just because you did not stir it through.
  6. Put the homemade burrito seasoning mix in a mason jar glass jar and store it in a dry dark place like a kitchen cabinet.

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See How To Make A Burrito Spice Mix

Want to see how easy it is to make a burrito spice mix from scratch? Then watch the instructional video in the recipe card below.

How To Use Burrito Spice Mix

To use this seasoning in your recipes, start by adding 1 tablespoon of seasoning to your meat, poultry, or pork. Depending on your taste you can add more.

As a rule of thumb, I add 1 tablespoon per half a pound of meat, pork, or poultry.

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Homemade Burrito Seasoning Recipe

When seasoning your burrito meat, you need something extra because burritos are a whole meal in a tortilla. The meats, vegetables, and rice are rolled into a tortilla.

So do not let the main ingredients get lost in the tortilla you need a good seasoning mix. It is cheaper to make burrito seasoning from scratch because burrito spice mix is not that widely available in a grocery store.

It is very easy to find seasoning for:

  • Chili powder
  • Taco mix
  • Fajitas seasoning
  • Enchilada seasoning mix
  • Mexican seasoning
  • Cajun seasoning

You can also make all of these seasoning mixes yourself.

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How To Store Burrito Seasoning

The best way to store this burrito spice mix is in a glass jar. You can use small glass spice jars or small plastic food containers. Store the spice blend in a dry and dark place like your pantry or a kitchen cabinet or pantry for at least 6 months.

Do not store it in direct sunlight, on a radiator, or near a stovetop. When you store spice blends in direct sunlight or heat the seasoning will turn hard and change color.

This affects the shelf life of your seasoning and the taste.

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Use This Burrito Seasoning In The Following Recipes

You can use this burrito seasoning mix in your burrito recipes. Here are some examples of recipes to use this seasoning mix:

  • Beef burrito – made with a big tortilla and super tasty beef meat burrito
  • Shredded chicken burrito – made with the best, slow-cooked chicken, Mexican rice, and beans
  • Tempeh meat – this vegan burrito is made with tempeh meat that you can season with this burrito seasoning
  • Vegan lentil chili stew burrito – use this seasoning in this great chili lentil stew
  • Chicken burrito bowl – no tortillas are needed for this burrito bowl recipe

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Burrito Seasoning Recipe

Mireille

Serves: 5 Prep Time: 2 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes

The best burrito seasoning recipe to spice up your meals. Easy and cheap to make. All you need is spices and a glass jar for storage.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1½ tablespoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Take all the ingredients and put them in a bowl
  2. Stir for at least a minute to thoroughly combine the ingredients
  3. Store in a glass jar

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Nutrition facts

Calories: 18; Fat: 0.9g; Carbs: 2.9g; Protein: 0.9g;

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