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Homemade Chili Seasoning Recipe

Whip up a batch of our homemade chili seasoning in less than 5 minutes with just 6 total ingredients. It’s made with a base of chili powder but also includes garlic powder, ground cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 5 minutes
Fat 4 Carbs 18 Protein 5
Yield ~1 cup


  • 12 tablespoons chili powder
  • 8 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 8 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper


  1. Place all ingredients for the chili seasoning into a large glass container or mason jar.
  2. Cover the jar and shake until all spices are combined.
  3. Store chili seasoning in a cool, dry place with the jar covered tightly.

Tips & Notes

  • In a typical chili recipe, use around 3-4 tablespoons of homemade chili seasoning.
  • Single batch: To make a single batch of this homemade chili seasoning follow the following measurements: 3 tablespoons chili powder, 2 teaspoons garlic powder, 2 teaspoons ground cumin, 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika, 1/2 teaspoons salt, 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: ~1/4 cup Calories: 101 Sugar: 2 Fat: 4 Carbohydrates: 18 Fiber: 9 Protein: 5
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: SeasoningMethod: No BakeCuisine: AmericanDiet: Gluten Free

Keywords: chili seasoning, homemade chili seasoning

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