Popcorn Nachos

Popcorn Nachos

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"Mexican-style spices and shredded Cheddar cheese are lively additions to plain popcorn."


15 m servings 130 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 130 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 11.8 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 179 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, mix together butter, crushed red pepper, cumin and paprika.
  2. Place popcorn in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the butter mixture and Cheddar cheese. Toss until well mixed.
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  1. 29 Ratings


Not too spicey for my "Ash-ba-gash"! Her asbestos mouth really loved this after school snack. We decided to use cayenne instead of the pepper flakes. Ty thought it was a little too much for her,...

too spicy for kids probably

I tried to make it healthy with fat-free butter spray, I don't recommend this method. It tasted bland even with all the spices and cheese.

I made it as directed and it was ok... T cheese made it a little clumpy. Then i made another batch with the taco seasoning as suggested by another reviewer and it was fantastic!... Without the c...

Yum! I added a dash of cayenne pepper and it was perfect. A nice change from regular popcorn. Thanks Sara.

Not bad at all...pretty spicy, the cheese does clump together but not one big ball. Just you get little blobs of it ocasionally. I added cheese to the warm popcorn (right out of popper) and th...

I omitted the red pepper because I don't like spicy and it turned out good. A quick, tasty snack.

It was alright. It had a nice bite, but all my cheese sank to the botom.

The warmth of the popcorn basically made all the cheese clump together. No matter how much I tossed. I used taco seasoning mix which I thought would not be as spicy for kids. They loved it. And...