So recently I've been on a very restricted diet. There are many things I'm not eating, one of them being sugar. I wanted to make chicken tacos for my family but the funny thing is, you can't find a seasoning packet that doesn't have sugar in it (at least not easily and not at your neighborhood grocery store.
I went on a search, an internet search and found a taco seasoning recipe via
Taco Seasoning Mix
|2 teaspoons||10ml||Instant minced onion|
|1 teaspoon||5ml||Chili powder|
|1/2 teaspoon||2.5ml||Crushed dried red pepper (I didn't have these, used some Cayenne)|
|1/4 teaspoon||1.3ml||Dried oregano|
|1/2 teaspoon||2.5ml||Cornstarch (Can't have corn, didn't use)|
|1/2 teaspoon||2.5ml||Instant minced garlic (Didn't have either, used garlic powder)|
|1/2 teaspoon||2.5ml||Ground cumin|
Recipe InstructionsThe ingredients above make about 2 Tablespoons of taco seasoning - enough for 1 lb. ground beef, or 8 - 10 tacos. Increase the amounts in proportion to make more. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and blend well. Store the seasoning mix in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Will keep for 6 months.
To Prepare Taco Filling:
Brown 1 lb lean ground beef in a medium skillet over medium-high heat; drain off the grease. Add 1/2 cup water and 2 Tablespoons of the seasoning mix. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
I made mine into a chicken taco salad.
Next mission...Sugarless Ranch Dressing...stay tuned!