Herbed Popcorn

Number of Servings: 2 (70g)
Prep Time: 20 min.
Herbed Popcorn

Popcorn is a wonderful, whole-grain snack food that’s low in calories and high in enjoyability. It doesn’t need to lean on butter or salt, either. With a tiny bit of preparation, you can make an herb-infused oil drizzle that pairs wonderfully with nutritional yeast for a flavor experience that will wow you.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. oregano
  • 2 tsp. dill
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • ½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup popcorn kernels
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast

Directions

  1. Microwave oil until warm (30 seconds). Add oregano, dill, thyme, and crushed red pepper flakes. Let sit for herbs to infuse oil (15 minutes).
  2. Place popcorn in a paper bag and fold closed. Microwave on high until pops between kernels slow down to one every 3 seconds (2-3 minutes).
  3. Being mindful of steam, open the bag, drizzle in the herbed oil, sprinkle on the nutritional yeast, close the bag, and shake to combine.

Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container

Serving Size 70g

Amount per serving
Calories 325
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 29g
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 32.1mg 2%
Iron 2.6mg 15%
Potassium 290mg 6%
Vitamin A 12.3mcg 2%
Vitamin C 1.2mcg 2%
Vitamin E 2.5mg 15%
Vitamin K 17.8mcg 15%
Thiamin 6.1mg 510%
Riboflavin 4.9mg 380%
Niacin 23.9mg 150%
Vitamin B6 3.1mg 180%
Folate 4.5mcg 1%
Vitamin B12 8.8mcg 370%
Biotin 6.9mcg 25%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 206.3mg 15%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 73.2mg 15%
Zinc 2.3mg 20%
Selenium 0.1mcg 0%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Popcorn Kernels, Olive Oil, Nutritional Yeast (inactive Nutritional Yeast (dried Yeast, Niacin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12)), Oregano, Red Pepper Flakes, Thyme, Dill.

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