Three-Herb Popcorn

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


about 6 qts

Updated: Feb. 10, 2022
Try this seasoned treat for a tasty twist on plain popcorn. Mixed nuts add crunch and flavor but are optional. The next time you have cream soup or chili, sprinkle a small handful over individual servings. —Flo Burtnett, Gage, Oklahoma
Three-Herb Popcorn Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 quarts (24 cups) popped popcorn (about 3/4 cup unpopped kernels)
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried chervil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 can (12 ounces) mixed nuts, optional
  • Salt to taste


  1. Place popcorn in a large bowl or roasting pan. In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Remove from heat; stir in herbs. Drizzle over popcorn and toss to coat.
  2. If desired, stir in nuts. Add salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 106 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 163mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.