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Tex-Mex Popcorn Recipe

Tex-Mex Popcorn Recipe

Spicy Southwest seasoning makes this snackin' good popcorn ideal for any fiesta. —Katie Rose, Pewaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Refrigerated butter-flavored spray
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika


  • 1. In a Dutch oven over medium heat, cook the popcorn kernels, oil and cumin seeds until oil begins to sizzle. Cover and shake for 2-3 minutes or until popcorn stops popping.
  • 2. Transfer to a large bowl; spritz with butter-flavored spray. Add remaining ingredients and toss to coat. Continue spritzing and tossing until popcorn is coated. Yield: 4 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 44 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 150mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Reviews for Tex-Mex Popcorn

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veggiemama User ID: 4640590 193514
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2012

"I love this popcorn!"

Kefirkarin User ID: 5424113 115014
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2011

"We all LOVE this popcorn! Just the right blend of spices for the whole family and light enough that we don't feel stuffed after a snack."

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