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Southwestern Cheese Popcorn

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Servings: Serves 8

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Prep Time: 15 minutes


Southwestern Cheese Popcorn
30 cup Popcorn, freshly popped, low-fat, (appx 3 packets)
1/2 cup Unsalted butter, melted
1 pkg Macaroni and cheese topping, powder
1/2 teaspoon Onion powder
1/4 teaspoon Garlic powder
3/4 teaspoon Ground cumin
2 teaspoon Chili powder
1/8 teaspoon Cayenne pepper


1. Place half the popcorn in a large brown paper grocery bag. Drizzle on half the butter. Close bag and shake to distribute butter. Add remaining popcorn and remaining butter. Close bag again and shake thoroughly to coat popcorn with butter.
2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together cheese powder, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, chili powder, and cayenne pepper until blended.
3. Sprinkle cheese mixture over popcorn. Close bag and shake vigorously to distribute mixture evenly and coat popcorn thoroughly. Pour into a large bowl and serve immediately.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, January - February 2008

Nutritional Information

* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate Less Than 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Less Than 25g 30g
Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 8
Base Nutrients
Calories 186 kcal (9%)
Calories from Fat 189 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 21 g (32%)
Saturated Fat 15 g (75%)
Cholesterol 34 mg (11%)
Sodium 312 mg (13%)
Total Carbohydrates 18 g (6%)
Dietary Fiber 8 g (32%)
Protein 9 g (15%)
Vitamin A 607 IU (12%)
Vitamin C 6 mg (10%)
Calcium 48 mg (0%)
Iron 8 mg (13%)

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