Southwest Spice Blend (Keto Approved)

Last Updated on October 20, 2021 by Toya

Here you’ll find an easy recipe for southwest spice blend. Made in just 5 minutes and with some amazing spices, this homemade spice blend recipe is so flavorful and perfect for adding flavor to so many meals. You have to try out this easy spice blend.

southwest spice blend

Southwest spice blend

While most seasoning mixes are low calorie and low in carbs, sometimes they may have certain ingredients that you do not like and want to cut out of your diet like additives and excessive sodium. Because of that, making your own is the best way to personalize your seasoning mixture 100% to your liking.

I often decide to make my own seasonings for these very reasons.

Whatever the reason you want to customize your spice blends, it is very easy and quick  and you won’t be disappointed with the results of this southwest spice mix.

Uses of southwestern seasoning

This seasoning mix is packed with flavor and is great for vegetables, eggs, perfect for meat rubs for chicken, pork, beef, and also great for seafood such as fish and shrimp. It’s also great for sour cream, guacamole, fresh salsa and so much more. I use this anytime I need to add some real flavors to my meals.  And it always delivers! 

Southwestern style blend FAQs

What is southwest seasoning made of?

To make this mix you only need a few spices such as chili, paprika, cumin, garlic powder, dried oregano, salt, onion powder, coriander powder, turmeric, cayenne pepper and black pepper. Mix together and store.

How many calories in southwestern spice blend

There are only 7.9 calories in every 1 teaspoon serving of Southwest spice blend. 

How to make southwest spice blend

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp ancho chili
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp Hungarian paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano or Mexican oregano
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Instructions

Start by gathering all your spices in one place.

ingredients for southwest blend

Combine all ingredients in a jar.

Stir them well or shake, with a lid on, then store in a dry and cold place. 

For mixing the spices, you can mix them directly in a jar or use a bowl. Transfer the spices afterwards. You can also mix and store the spices in an airtight container. 

Variations for spice blend 

You can make the spice blend as the instructions suggest, but if you want something different you can change:

  • Oregano, for basil
  • Oregano, for thyme
  • Use more or less garlic and onion powder

Storing southwest seasoning

Store the spices in a cool, dark and dry space. Make sure you are using a jar or container with a tight fitting lid. This will keep the spice blend fresh. Also, make sure your ingredients are fresh. If one of these is old and stale, it will have an impact on your final mix. 

Can you buy Southwest spice blend?

While it is very easy to make your own southwest spice, sometimes you just want to purchase and get that over with. So, yes, you can buy southwest spice blend. You can get southwest spice by mccormick on amazon or at Walmart. You can also get Emeril’s Southwest seasoning blend on amazon

Final thoughts on copycat hellofresh southwestern seasoning

I love to make my own homemade spice blends whenever I can for two very important reasons which include the money it saves me and the fact that my homemade spice blends are guaranteed to have no GMOs, additives or fillers.

This easy southwest seasoning blend has all the amazing southwest flavors and is made with some the best herbs and spices that when mixed together make the perfect seasoning to use for pork, beef, chicken, turkey, fish, vegetables and even for sauces and so many more recipes.

This seasoning mix is also simple, keto friendly, gluten free and made in just minutes. So, if you enjoy Hellofresh spice blends or even mccormick southwest seasoning, you absolutely must learn how to make this recipe right from your own home!

And if you enjoy this seasoning mix, then feel free to check out these other spices mixes below.

More spice mixes

Southwest Spice Blend (Keto Approved)

Southwest Spice Blend (Keto Approved)

Yield: 1/2 cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Amazingly easy homemade southwest spice blend recipes made in just 5 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp ancho chili
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp Hungarian paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano or Mexican oregano
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Start by gathering all your spices in one place.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a jar.
  3. Stir them well or shake, with a lid on, then store in a dry and cold place. 
  4. For mixing the spices, you can mix them directly in a jar or use a bowl. Transfer the spices afterwards. You can also mix and store the spices in an airtight container. 
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1 teaspoon
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 7.9Total Fat: 0.3gSaturated Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 0.3mgSodium: 297mgCarbohydrates: 1.4gNet Carbohydrates: 0.9gFiber: 0.5gSugar: 0.1gProtein: 0.4g

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