If you need a snack for movie night, check out this recipe for pizza popcorn. A delicious combination between your two favorite comfort 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. With the addition of the sun-dried tomatoes you will be getting an extra dose of tonnes of vitamins.
In addition, no one would mind getting their hands dirty while nibbling on these goodies as you’re in the comfort of your own home. If you loved this Pizza Popcorn recipe and craving for a more substantial snack, check out our other snack ideas here.
How To Make Pizza Popcorn
- 4 tbsp unsalted butter melted
- ¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes drained well
- 1 clove garlic chopped
- 1 ½ tbsp white onion
- ¼ cup popcorn kernels
- 1 tbsp canola oil
- 2 tbsp grated Parmigiano Reggiano
- ¾ tbsp dried oregano
- ½ tsp kosher salt
- With a food processor or blender, combine butter, tomatoes, and garlic. Puree the ingredients until it forms a smooth paste. Heat the butter mixture in a small saute pan over medium-high heat. Melt the mixture until fragrant and keep warm.
- In a different saucepan over high heat, add oil and kernels making sure that the corn kernels are coated well with the oil. Cover the pan and wait for the kernels to pop. Reduce the heat to medium-high. Shake the pan from time to time.
- Continue cooking until the popping stops, that’s when you know your popcorns are ready.
- Transfer the popcorn into a large bowl and pour over the butter mixture that’s been on low heat. Add the remaining ingredients before tossing.
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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.