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Savory Popcorn Seasoning Recipe

"I love this combination of herbs and seasonings tossed with popcorn," writes Janice Campbell from Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska. Cayenne pepper adds a bit of heat to the late-night treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons each dried basil, marjoram and thyme
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the garlic powder, parsley, basil, marjoram, thyme, pepper and cayenne. Store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
  • 2. To prepare popcorn: In a small bowl, combine the popcorn, butter and 1/2 teaspoon seasoning; toss to coat. Yield: 24 batches (about 1/4 cup).

Nutritional Facts

1/2 teaspoon: 114 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 59mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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StaceyAdamache User ID: 3561566 128636
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2009

"I used Cajun spice because I didn't have any cayenne pepper at home...makes a zesty snack!"

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