Homemade Cajun Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Cajun Seasoning is a tasty, versatile blend made from common spices you probably already have on hand. Great on meats, pasta, veggies, and more!

A photo of a clear spice jar on it's side pouring out the homemade cajun seasoning blend. It is on a dark countertop and the jar's gold lid is in the background, slightly out of focus.

Recipe ingredients:

7 piles of spices on a plate labeled.

Instructions:

Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl. Store covered in the pantry and use within 6 months.

Recipe tips:

  • Italian seasoning: If you don’t keep this blend on hand, you can make your own with dried basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, and marjoram.
  • The spice factor: Dial the heat up or down with more or less cayenne pepper (omit it entirely if you don’t like spicy food).
  • Paprika: You can use sweet or smoked paprika depending on what you like or have on hand.

Put your spice blend to use:

One pot cajun pasta in a blue bowl with a silver fork.

More tasty spice blends:

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A photo of a clear spice jar on it's side pouring out the homemade cajun seasoning blend. It is on a dark countertop and the jar's gold lid is in the background, slightly out of focus.

Homemade Cajun Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Cajun Seasoning is a tasty, versatile blend made from common spices you probably already have on hand. Great on meats, pasta, veggies, and more!
5 from 15 votes
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Course: Pantry
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 1 minute
Servings: 144 servings
Calories: 1kcal
Author: Meggan Hill

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons Salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, whisk all ingredients together. Store covered in the pantry and use within 6 months.

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Notes

  1. Italian seasoning: If you don't keep this blend on hand, you can make your own with dried basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, and marjoram.
  2. The spice factor: Dial the heat up or down with more or less cayenne pepper (omit it entirely if you don't like spicy food).
  3. Paprika: You can use sweet or smoked paprika depending on what you like or have on hand.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25tsp | Calories: 1kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 6mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. Jana

    This is a great spice blend! I added a little more cayenne, to give it a little more love. This is a must have for my pantry.5 stars

    1. meggan

      I love blasting it with more cayenne!

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