Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix
Delicious homemade stove-top or crock pot chili is what’s for dinner with this easy to make, from scratch, Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix! This chili seasoning mix is perfectly suited for beef, turkey, and chicken chili as well as any variety of beans you would like to use in a vegan version of bean chili…
We keep this seasoning mix on the mild to medium side for our daughter’s taste, but it can easily be adjusted for your flavor preferences. To keep this chili seasoning mix super mild, omit the crushed red pepper flakes. If you like more heat, add some cayenne pepper (we suggest adjusting the flavor in 1/4 tsp increments of the cayenne pepper).
For a super easy chili using this chili seasoning mix, try our slow cooker three bean and beef chili!
Love making your own spice mixes and avoiding the added preservatives from store bought versions? I sure do! I have a fantastic garam masala spice blend for curry and so much more! Just because I’m not a huge fan of the spice packs that come packaged with corned beef I have my own (and much better) corned beef spice blend mix. Taco seasoning mix is a must here as the whim to make tacos comes upon me and it never fails that I don’t have any packets on hand. And of course, my Grandma Janet’s traditional German gingerbread (lebkuchengewurz) spice blend!
Last Updated: March 1st, 2018
Easy to make, from scratch chili seasoning mix that can easily be adjusted from mild to medium depending on how 'hot' you like your chili!
- 2 Tbsp chili powder
- 1 Tbsp smoked paprika (regular paprika will work too)
- 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp ground coriander
- 2 tsp ground cumin
- 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
Measure out all of your individual spices and combine to use in your chili or store in an airtight container for later use. Add salt and pepper, to taste, when making chili.
*For very mild chili, omit the crushed red pepper flakes.
**For more 'heat' in your chili, add cayenne pepper. We suggest using 1/4 tsp increments of the cayenne pepper and adding until the desired flavor has been reached.