Pizza Popcorn Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published August 31, 2020
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If you need a snack for movie night, check out this pizza popcorn recipe. It’s a delicious combination of your two favorite snack foods. Why choose, when you can indulge in the best of both worlds? We guarantee that this recipe will be a hit for both movie or game night. So invite your friends over, or spend time with your family over a movie.

We recommend you make a big batch since these are guaranteed to be a crowd fave! Alternatively, make a big batch all for yourself. When made yourself, popcorn can actually be a healthy snack as you can control the amount of fat and salt. With the addition of the sun-dried tomatoes, you will be getting an extra dose of tons of vitamins. Therefore, with this recipe, pizza can be healthy!

In addition, made fragrant with a dash of onion and garlic, and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese for a savory kick, these pizza popcorns will be the tastiest popcorns you’ve ever eaten. Get ready to lick your fingers clean after chomping on these pizza-flavored treats. If you loved this Pizza Popcorn recipe and craving for a more substantial snack, check out our Popeye’s Copycat Popcorn Shrimp Recipe.


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How To Make Pizza Popcorn

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We have the perfect recipe with a combination that fixes both your pizza and popcorn craving. This popcorn recipe has all the flavors that make you go crazy over pizza.

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 2 mins
Total Time: 17 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • ¼ cup popcorn kernels
  • ¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained well
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
  • tbsp white onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • tbsp parmesan cheese, grated, divided
  • ¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, chopped
  • ½ tsp salt, iodized
  • ¾ tbsp dried oregano

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, add oil and kernels. Stir, making sure that the corn kernels are coated well with the oil. Cover the pan and cook the kernels for about 1 to 2 minutes. Shake the pan from time to time.

  2. In a food processor or blender, combine butter, sun-dried tomatoes, white onion, and garlic. Puree the ingredients until a smooth paste forms.

  3. Transfer the popcorn into a large bowl and add the paste mixture, 2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese, and salt. Mix well.

  4. Add chopped sundried tomatoes and mix well. Top with the remaining ½ tablespoon Parmesan cheese.

  5. Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 62mg
  • Calories: 218kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 33mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 255mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 380mg
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 572IU
  • Vitamin C: 15mg
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Commonly Asked Questions

I don’t have grapeseed oil. Which oil can I use instead?

You can use other vegetable oils, although don’t go for canola if you’re avoiding highly processed oils.

Can I cook popcorn in olive oil?

You can mix in or completely substitute with olive oil, and even extra-virgin olive oil, if you prefer. But it is important to note that both olive oil burns faster, so remember to cook it only over medium heat, and keep an eye on it.

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Conclusion

This recipe is an easy solution to spice up your favorite movie-companion snack. It has the flavors of pizza but not the guilt that goes with it. So, sit back and enjoy your movie without ordering a whole box of pizza.

This recipe has never failed us when it comes to having people over or just fulfilling that annoying little craving.

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