Popcorn seasoned simply with salt and butter is the perfect movie-night snack. But what if you want to add a little oomph to your popcorn without upping the calorie count?
Try adding herbs like chives, parsley and rosemary, along with sea salt and lemon zest for a snack that's as flavorful as it is satisfying. And at only 220 calories and 1 gram of saturated fat per 3-cup serving of popcorn, this really is the ultimate low-calorie snack.
Not only does rosemary add a distinct earthiness and peppery note to any dish, it's loaded with health benefits, including compounds that may potentially help manage type 2 diabetes. Feel free to throw in any other herbs you love or that you have in your garden, including antioxidant-rich sage.
Check out our article 12 Ways to Make Popcorn More Exciting for more fun popcorn seasoning ideas including Sweet and Smoky Barbecue Popcorn with barbecue sauce and smoked paprika, and Mexican-style Popcorn with Ancho chili powder. Movie night just got a whole lot more interesting.
Recipe and Nutritional Info: Herb Lovers' Popcorn