Gourmet Microwave Popcorn

Gourmet Microwave Popcorn

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"I keep a jar of popcorn kernels and a small bottle of fancy olive oil in my office. Much better than microwave popcorn, and tastier too."


10 m servings 114 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 114 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.5g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 195 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place popcorn in a brown paper bag. Tightly seal the bag by folding the top several times.
  2. Microwave on High until the popping slows, about 2 minutes. Carefully open the bag. Season with salt and drizzle with olive oil. Reclose the bag and shake to distribute the seasoning.
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  1. 24 Ratings


Great Snack!! Important Note: For those of you who live in communities that also have bugs (roaches), PLEASE use purchased brown paper bags that come in sealed plastic wrap. Most grocerey stores...

OMG - What a great recipe! This is so simple and so easy yet tastes so good! I've tried it with the olive oil (a little melted butter works great too), just watch your microwave times as everyon...

Yes, this is less expensive and healthier than the premade microwave popcorn bags and uses less oil than if popping on the stove. With this paper bag method you must be take care with the detail...

So yummy! Classic way to prepare homemade popcorn! I just added lots of butter (I'm crazy for buttered popcorn) and there! Simply delicious. I also love how this recipe has olive oil instead of ...

No mess ... very economical to make and bags can be reused at least one other time depending what you add or don't add to your popcorn ... much healthier than commericial microwave popcorn becau...

I haven't tried the microwave technique yet so my rating is just for the olive oil/salt topping. It was a tasty, healthy alternative to butter. I'll use this regularly from now on.

This is a fantastic! The seasoning possibilities are endless: chilli powder, paprika, black pepper, lemon pepper, finely ground dill, whatever you like! The olive makes the flavour much richer a...

This is the only way to cook popcorn! It is quick, easy, healthy and delicious.

This works very well without the oil - just put popcorn in the bag and microwave it. A little spray butter and a shake of kettle corn seasoning!