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Parmesan Garlic Popcorn - Recipe for Popcorn with Parmesan Cheese and Garlic


Parmesan Garlic Popcorn
© 2010 Miri Rotkovitz

This simple, savory Parmesan Garlic Popcorn is great for entertaining. Use the best ingredients you can — try making this recipe with heirloom popcorn, a robust olive oil, and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Tip: Skip the microwave, and make your popcorn on the stove for optimal flavor. This simple recipe for Stovetop Popcorn will tell you how.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 1 minute

Total Time: 6 minutes

Yield: Serves 4 to 6


  • 8 cups freshly popped popcorn
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, very finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese


Place the popcorn in a large bowl.

Warm the oil in a small skillet or saucepan. Add the garlic and salt, and sauté for 1 minute.

Drizzle the garlic oil over the popcorn, sprinkle evenly with the cheese, and toss together. Enjoy!

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Where to Buy Heirloom Popcorn:

Heirloom Popcorn Speicalty Food Glossary & Buying Guide

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