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Emily's Famous Popcorn

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"Everyone who eats this popcorn just loves it. My kids, their friends, my friends, and family all expect this for an evening of movie watching. A delicious whole-grain snack!"
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Ingredients

10 m servings 223 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (12 cups)

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  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan or soup pot over medium-high heat. Add popcorn, and place the lid on the pan. Shake to coat kernels with oil. When the corn starts to pop, shake the pan constantly until the popping stops. Remove from heat, and pour popped corn into a large bowl.
  2. Drizzle the melted butter over the corn if using, and sprinkle with yeast, chili powder, cumin and salt. I like to give it a little stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 223 calories; 13.9 g fat; 21 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 20 mg cholesterol; 265 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This popcorn is a very very delicious, savory snack. For those of you who are not familiar with nutritional yeast, it tastes similar to parmesan cheese and it is very healthy, low-fat, and it ha...

Most helpful critical review

This was not as good as I expected it to be.

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This popcorn is a very very delicious, savory snack. For those of you who are not familiar with nutritional yeast, it tastes similar to parmesan cheese and it is very healthy, low-fat, and it ha...

This is a great twist on the way I have seasoned popcorn for years. I picked up a great trick years ago that makes it even better. Heat the oil and popcorn together until the first kernel pops. ...

Pretty darn good. I did not opt for butter, thinking that the oil alone would hold the seasonings to the popcorn - much of the toppings did end up at the bottom of the kettle, but were again on...

We make this popcorn with Butter, Nutritional Yeast, Season Salt & Parmesean. It's sooo tasty!

This was off the charts yummy. I used EVOO instead of vegetable oil only because that was what I had and I did not use the butter only because I'm watching my calorie intake. I also added onion/...

I make this all the time! This is the best popcorn ever! I don't use the butter, and the spices stick just fine from the oil it was popped in. This is such a better alternative to microwave popc...

I don't think I've ever had popcorn that's tasted better; drizzled with olive oil, then added topping. Mix well!

Quite good. I was a little skeptical at first - Mexican popcorn? - but it doesn't really taste the way I expected. I guess that's the nutritional yeast working its magic. I used air-popped popco...

Really enjoyed this popcorn. Popped up just a half a cup in my air popper and used parmesan cheese in place of the yeast. Next time I may mix some hot sauce in with the butter for some heat. ...