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Stovetop Popcorn with Nacho Seasoning

Here is how to make healthier popcorn on your stovetop with a diy seasoning recipe to spice up movie night or your lunch box.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword carbs, diy, dry mix, from scratch, gluten free, high fiber, kid friendly, kids recipes, quick, vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 16 cups
Calories 101kcal
Author Rach


  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil or other high heat oil
  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
  • 2 Tbsp of Nutritional Yeast
  • 3 tsp dried onion flakes or 1.5 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp mustard powder optional


  • Start with a large stockpot or high sided frying pan with a lid. Place your pan on the stovetop on high heat, keeping the lid close by
  • Add in 2 tablespoons of high heat oil such as coconut oil, avocado oil, or ghee
  • Add in popcorn kernels
  • Wait until you hear the popping sound, then add the lid. Shake the pan every once in a while while the popping continues, to prevent sticking and burning and to make sure all kernels have equal opportunity to pop.

For the Nacho Popcorn Seasoning

  • Add all ingredients and mix well
  • Store in a container or add to melted butter or oil, or pour directly onto hot popcorn


Calories: 101kcal