This homemade spice blend will add pops of flavor to just about any savory dinner idea in mind.

Audrey uses her taco seasoning to make her Instant Pot Taco Mac and Cheese.

Excerpt from "Lose Weight With Your Instant Pot" by Audrey Johns. Copyright © 2018 by Audrey Johns. Used with permission by William Morrow Cookbooks. All rights reserved.


  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • ¼ cup garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper


Serves: ¾ cup


Combine all the ingredients in a jar, cover, and store for use as needed.