This is not your average popcorn with cheese powder dish! Check it out. This is a GREAT football dish for when you are having friends over or you just want to WOW the family!
This will make 12 cups of popcorn.
Ingredients for Homemade Tex-Mex Cheese Popcorn
Note: DON’T USE MICROWAVE POPCORN OR PRE-POPPED POPCORN THAT HAS BUTTER AND SALT. GET PLAIN!
12 cups of POPCORN. (about 3/8 of a cup of kernels in a popper or 1 standard popcorn bag – read the bags to determine how much they make
- 1/2 cup of MARGARINE
- 2 teaspoons of CHILI POWDER
- 1 teaspoon of CUMIN,GROUND
- 1 teaspoon full of GARLIC POWDER
- 3 ounces of CHEESE, (MONTEREY PEPPER JACK but you can use cheddar if you prefer).
Instructions for making the Homemade Tex-Mex Cheese Popcorn!
- In a saucepan or frying pan Heat the margarine on low till it melts
- Add the chili powder, cumin, and garlic to the butter
- Leave the butter on very low while you pop the popcorn (you want the butter to remain melted thats all).
- Immediately place the popcorn in a large bowl
- Drizzle the heated butter and spices over the popcorn while shaking or stirring the bowl.
- Sprinkle the cheese over the hot popcorn; toss.
You can serve this warm or cold.
1 cup of this delicious treat is only 73 calories and 6 grams of carbs! So Cheese Popcorn is a low fat, HEALTHY SNACK!!
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