Olive Oil Popcorn (Traditional Oil Popper)

Cuisinart original

Use olive oil as a healthier alternative to butter – plus, it gives the popcorn that delicious olive oil flavor.


Makes about 14 cups


1 tablespoon vegetable or grapeseed oil ½ cup popcorn kernels ½ - ¾ teaspoon kosher salt 2 - 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per 1-cup serving:
Calories 49 (54% from fat) • carb. 6g • pro. 1g • fat 3g
• sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 81mg • calc. 0mg • fiber 1g


1. Evenly distribute the vegetable oil on the popping plate of the Popcorn Maker. Add the popcorn kernels. Put the inverted bowl on top of the popping plate. Turn the power switch to ON.
2. When the kernels have finished popping, turn power switch to OFF. Put bowl cap on bowl. Unlock and turn bowl over onto a flat surface. Remove the base from the bowl.
3. Stir the salt into the olive oil, pour evenly over the popcorn, and mix to fully coat.