Southwestern Popcorn

Cuisinart original

All of your favorite southwest flavors make for a delicious treat when paired with popcorn. Throw in some toasted pepitas for extra crunch!


Makes about 10 cups


⅓ cup popcorn kernels 3 tablespoons grapeseed oil 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon kosher or sea salt ¼ teaspoon dried oregano ¼ teaspoon granulated garlic ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per 1-cup serving:

Calories 59 (61% from fat) • carb. 5g • pro. 1g • fat 4g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 109mg • calc. 2mg • fiber 1g


1. Remove chute and put the kernels into the popping chamber. Replace chute and insert butter warming cup.
2. Place a large bowl underneath the chute and turn unit on.
3. While the corn is popping, stir the remaining ingredients together until fully combined.
4. Once the last kernel has popped, turn unit off. Pour the oil mixture over the popped corn and mix to fully coat. Serve immediately.