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Can you use taco seasoning for fajitas?

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ktcolt Jul 8, 2007 04:50 PM

I thought I had fajita seasoning...no dice. Can I use taco seasoning instead?

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  1. mariekeac RE: ktcolt Jul 8, 2007 04:55 PM

    Of course! why not? unless you're making some authentic fajitas for a restaurant... If you're cooking for yourself, use whatever you want!
    Or did I totally misunderstood the question....

    1. eLizard RE: ktcolt Jul 8, 2007 04:55 PM

      hmmm. i'm not sure what the difference would be. mostly those things are sodium....do you have dried cumin, chili powder, salt, pepper, garlic?

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        diva360 RE: ktcolt Jul 8, 2007 05:42 PM

        I'd avoid the seasoning packet and just use some lime juice whisked with canola oil, 2 parts chili powder, 1 part cumin, 1/4 - 1/2 part cayenne, and some minced garlic, and salt and pepper. Marinate your meat in this mixture.

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          ktcolt RE: ktcolt Jul 8, 2007 06:57 PM

          I used the packet...dinner couldnt wait...BUT the make your own seasoning recipes are awesome...Thanks!

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