Italian Popcorn with Parmesan


This popcorn tossed with Parmesan and Italian seasoning is a quick, savory snack perfect for movie night.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
2 quarts


  • 6 tablespoons unpopped popcorn

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 ½ tablespoons Italian seasoning

  • 1 ½ teaspoons garlic salt

  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano cheese


  1. Combine popcorn and 1/4 cup olive oil in a 2-quart saucepan; cover. Cook over high heat, continuously shaking the pan, until popcorn is popped and the lid begins to lift, about 5 minutes. Pour popcorn into a large serving bowl.

  2. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil, Italian seasoning, and garlic salt to popcorn; toss to coat. Add Parmesan cheese and mix well.


Use freshly ground Italian seasoning and garlic salt for the best results. Adjust salt according to taste.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

227 Calories
18g Fat
11g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 227
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 658mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 168mg 13%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 74mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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