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Rosemary Garlic Popcorn Recipe

Air-popped popcorn makes a filling, whole grain snack, but it doesn't have to be plain to be healthy. This version is dressed up with the rich flavors of garlic, rosemary, and a light sprinkle of salt.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/6 recipe
Amount Per Serving
122
Calories
% Daily Value*
8%
Total Fat 5.4g
4%Saturated Fat 0.8g
Trans Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
2%
Sodium 48mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate 17g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3.3g
Sugars 0.2g
Protein 2.7g
*
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.

Yield: 6 servings

Preparation time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
  • 1, 4-inch long sprig of fresh rosemary
  • ½ cup popcorn kernels, air-popped
  • 1/8 tsp fine ground sea salt
  • Pinch of black ground pepper (optional)

Directions

  1. Place the olive oil in a small saucepan and add the garlic. Heat the oil on medium, just until it begins to bubble, 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and add the rosemary sprig. Let sit for 30 minutes.
  3. Place the popcorn in a large bowl. Strain the oil and discard the garlic and rosemary. Pour the oil over the popcorn.
  4. Use a large spoon to toss the popcorn in the oil. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper, toss again, and serve.
Lori Rice, M.S., is a nutritional scientist and author with a passion for healthy cooking, exercise physiology, and food photography.
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