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Parmesan and Oregano Popcorn Recipe

This simple popcorn recipe is healthy too! Tossed with freshly grated parmesan cheese, dried oregano, you’ll enjoy a pop of flavor in every bite!

Parmesan and Oregano Popcorn Recipe

Popcorn has always been a family favorite at my house! Freshly popped popcorn that’s been cooked on the stove, sprinkled with coarse salt and heaped into a gigantic stainless steel bowl has kicked off many a Friday night. Awwwwwwwww, diving into that salty crunch is heaven. Talk about simple pleasures.

Parmesan and Oregano Popcorn Recipe

But have you ever tried popcorn that has been tossed in a smattering of olive oil then sprinkled with freshly grated parmesan cheese, dried oregano and red pepper flakes? It’s like a party in your mouth. Savory, salty, spicy deliciousness that will satisfy any snack attack. If fact, this popcorn recipe will take snacking to a whole new level. And it’s healthy to boot!

This popcorn recipe is perfect for snacking but it also works as a quick and whimsical appetizer and it would be a perfect addition to any game day spread.

Parmesan and Oregano Popcorn Recipe

It’s even been known to double as supper or a quick breakfast at my house too.

You’d better believe that our weekend will begin with the sound of kernels popping against a glass lid, followed by that intoxicating smell of freshly popped popcorn. Hope yours does too.

Here’s the yummy recipe…

Parmesan and Oregano Popcorn Recipe
Author: Wendy Hondroulis | Wenderly
Cook time:
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Serves: 6 servings
This simple popcorn recipe is healthy too! Tossed with freshly grated parmesan cheese, dried oregano, you’ll enjoy a pop of flavor in every bite!
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (one tablespoon for cooking and the other for tossing)
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup popcorn kernels
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Pour 1 tablespoon of olive oil into the bottom of a dutch oven.
  2. Pour one cup of popcorn kernels (or as much that will cover the bottom of the pan)
  3. Place dutch oven on stove and cook at med-high heat while shaking the pan. Continue to shake the pan until all of the kernels are popped. Then remove from heat.
  4. Pour popcorn into a large bowl.
  5. Drizzle olive oil and warm popcorn and toss until coated.
  6. Rub dried oregano between the palms of your hands to release oils and crush the leaves into smaller pieces. Sprinkle over popcorn.
  7. Add 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes.
  8. Grate at least one cup of parmesan cheese and salt to taste and toss popcorn until evenly distributed.
  9. Enjoy!

 

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