Appetizers

Spicy Cheese Popcorn

Love the crunch of popcorn? Enjoy this tasty version. It provides abundant insoluble fiber to help with digestive health.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon salt
1⁄8 teaspoon garlic powder
12 cups air-popped popcorn
Nonstick butter-flavored cooking spray

Preparation:

  1. In small bowl stir together Parmesan cheese, cumin, chili powder, salt and garlic powder. Set aside.
  2. Spread popcorn in even layer in shallow baking pan lined with foil. Generously spray with cooking spray. Toss. Spray with additional cooking spray, tossing until popcorn is lightly coated. Sprinkle with cheese mixture. Bake at 350° F for about 5 minutes or until heated through.

Per Serving (1½ cups):
calories: 55; 11 calories from fat
total fat: 1 g; 0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat
cholesterol: 1 mg
sodium: 93 mg
total carbohydrates: 9 g
fiber: 2 g
sugars: 0 g
protein: 2 g; vitamins: vitamin A (2% DV); vitamin C (0% DV)
minerals: calcium (2% DV); iron (2% DV)
exchanges: 0.5 starch

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