Seasoning Recipes

Skip the jarred stuffed at the grocery store. You can make seasoning recipes at home! We have ideas for taco, fajita, Cajun, chili and Italian seasonings—plus more tips and tricks.

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Lime Salt

Kick up any dish with a sprinkle of this zippy lime salt. It brightens steak tacos, grilled pineapple, sweet potato fries and more. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

Basil Salt

This basil-infused salt adds a touch of herbal brightness to everything from corn on the cob to sliced tomatoes to...


Southwestern Dip Mix

Keep a container of this mix on hand to make dip at a moment's notice. The dip is spiced just...


Chili Seasoning Mix

I developed this recipe to give as a Christmas present to family and friends. I package it in fun cups...


Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix

Used as both a mix for a dip and a dressing, this tangy ranch mix is both tasty and versatile....

Momma Watts’ Crazy Herby Salt Blend

This recipe for a delicious salt blend came from my best friend Annabelle's mom, Mary Watts—"Momma Watts" to me and...


Versatile Seasoning Mix

One year, I gave salt shakers filled with this mix to Sunday school instructors. When one teacher asked for a...

Seasoned Salt Mix

A co-worker whose husband was an avid fisherman gave me a great recipe for seasoned salt. I add 1/2 teaspoon...


Italian Seasoning

Who needs salt when you can give breads, pasta, spaghetti sauce and other dishes an Italian flair. Learn what is...


Italian Herb Mix

This mix is not only good in spaghetti sauce, but is great in meatloaf, salad dressings, eggplant dishes, sauteed chicken...


Seasoned Salt

Our family is self-reliant and likes to make things from scratch—including spices and seasonings. The kids jostle for a turn...

Homemade Cajun Seasoning

We in Louisiana love seasoned foods. I use Cajun seasoning recipe in gravy, over meats and with salads. It makes...


Zippy Dry Rub

Bottles of this spicy blend are fun to share with family and friends. It's a mixture with broad appeal since...


Classic Onion Soup Mix

You can prepare soup, make dips and even season meats with this handy mix from June Mullins of Livonia, Missouri....


Taco Seasoning Mix

Create your own zippy taco seasoning for spicing up Mexican dishes. It's handy and less expensive than buying envelopes of...


Creole Seasoning Mix

I make up this creole seasoning to have on hand when a recipe calls for Creole or Cajun seasoning. —Marian...

Paprika Dry Rub

A friend gave me the recipe for this delicious dry rub. I love the tongue-tingling punch it gives poultry. —Jackie...


Tex-Mex Seasoning Mix

This spice mix goes together quickly and makes a great little gift to include with holiday greetings for neighbors and...


Herb Mix for Dipping Oil

We combine a blend of herbs to create this mouthwatering mix. Plumping the herbs in water before stirring into olive...


Zesty Salt Substitute

Folks on a low-sodium diet will fall for this salt substitute. I usually double the recipe because it beautifully seasons...


Cranberry-Almond Spice Mix

A savory way to spread holiday cheer, this blend is a special treat. Sprinkle it on veggies or use it...


Coconut-Curry Popcorn Seasoning

The sweet-salty combination is really great on snacks. Sprinkle this seasoning over buttered popcorn for a fantastic snack.—Taste of Home...


Mulling Spices

My mulling blend is a merry combination of sugar and spice and a nice touch of citrus peel. Use it...


Finnegan House Dry Rub

Came across this recipe for a dry rub, I tweaked it some to makie it my own. I store it...

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Moroccan Spice Blend

For years, we've enjoyed dishes flavored with this version of ras el hanout, a Moroccan spice blend we use on...


Curry Seasoning Mix

I've been making this seasoning blend for many years. Try sprinkling it on pork chops, seafood, chicken and steak. —Bonnie...


All-Around Seasoning Mix

I always keep this all-purpose seasoning mixture on hand. It’s good on anything, especially grilled pork, chicken and vegetables. We've...


Salt-Free Seafood Seasoning

Why buy seafood seasoning when you can easily assemble this tasty blend? Use it in all your favorite seafood recipes...from...


All-Purpose Meat Seasoning

My wonderful mother-in-law, Margarette, gave me this meat seasoning recipe. I like to sprinkle it over boneless pork tenderloin before...


Espresso Steak Rub

I’m always entering cooking contests and experimenting with big, bold flavor combinations. This espresso-laced spice rub is equal parts sweet,...