Leah’s Party Popcorn
Popcorn is good just about any way, but spicing it up makes it all the more special. I love this recipe because so many people enjoy it. Pile it in bowls for parties or spoon individual portions into sealed bags for take-along treats. —Leah Steenberg, Circle Pines, Minnesota
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
Makesabout 4 quarts
- 4 quarts popped popcorn
- 2 cups miniature sesame breadsticks or sesame sticks
- 2 cups mixed nuts
- 1 cup sunflower kernels
- 1 cup salted pumpkin seeds or pepitas
- 1 cup potato sticks, optional
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon dill weed
- 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- Preheat oven to 325°. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. If desired, stir in potato sticks. In a small bowl, whisk remaining ingredients. Drizzle over popcorn mixture; toss to coat.
- Transfer to two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake 10-15 minutes or until toasted, stirring every 5 minutes. Cool completely on wire racks. Store in airtight containers.
Nutrition Facts1 cup (calculated without potato sticks): 184 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 299mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Leah's Party Popcorn in Taste of Home October 2011
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Oct 30, 2011
This was OK, but not really worth it. Not sure if the lemon juice was needed; it gave it a little bit of an odd flavor.
Oct 4, 2011
Quick with a nice spicy kick to it.