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Popcorn Seasoning Recipe
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Popcorn Seasoning

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"This spice mix gives popcorn a garlicky and slightly smoky flavor. Sprinkle on hot popcorn and enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 20 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins

    5 mins


  1. In a small bowl, mix together brewer's yeast, garlic salt, celery salt, paprika, cumin, curry powder, and cayenne pepper. Store in an airtight container.
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Apr 19, 2011

I did not have garlic salt or celery salt so I used garlic powder and Beau Monde seasoning. (Beau Monde seasoning is basically celery salt and onion powder) I cut this recipe back to make one batch for one bowl of air popped popcorn. I tossed my popcorn with a mixture of EVOO and butter, then sprinkled the spice mix over my popcorn. I really liked the combination of the cumin, curry and cayenne with the salty-parmesan-ish flavor of the Brewer's yeast. Brewer's yeast on popcorn is one of my favorite treats so I knew I was in for something good. Next time I make this, I'd cut back on the Beau Monde. For me, it was a little too salty and the celery flavor overpowered everything else. Good spice mix--very different but in a surprizing way.

Jun 10, 2012

Wonderful combination of flavors to perk up regular 'ol popcorn! And just as the submitter states, it garlicky with a slight smoky flavor. I cut the recipe in half to give it a try and used garlic powder vs. garlic salt I also used smoked paprika vs. regular for some extra smokiness. Overall, very tasty!


12 Ratings

Dec 07, 2011

This is really a delicious combination of seasonings. I sprayed just the lightest bit of canola oil on the popcorn with my Misto to help the seasoning coat the popcorn better. It's addicting!

Oct 26, 2011

I did't have brewers yeast so I left it out and didn't have garlic so I used garlic powder and table salt. I used a little too much salt, but other than that it was delicious!! Way better than I expected!

May 16, 2011

I played with this mostly to reduce salt. I used 4 T nutritional yeast (cuz I had it on hand), 1 T garlic powder, 1 T celery salt. For paprika I used spicy Hungarian so left out the cayenne. Blended it up in mini chopper. Made this up to have on hand but my taste test was so good I made popcorn immediately.

Nov 07, 2014

This is yummy, haven't tried it with the brewer's yeast but I put everything else in. I've started using it on cottage cheese too.

Jun 25, 2014

added a touch of lime juice, cinnamon & sugar, then microwaved it all w kernels in brown paper bag. Drastically reduced the quantity of spices bc going on one batch of popcorn. Omitted yeast and celery bc the other flavors lean toward Indian cuisine.

Feb 02, 2013

I am not a huge fan of curry but I went with it anyway and was glad I did. There's just so much going on in this seasoning - a little cheesy, a little spicy, a little out of the ordinary. I also didn't have celery salt or garlic salt so just used half onion powder and half garlic powder. It was so yummy, I was trying to get it all out of the bowl when I was done with the popcorn and then thinking about what else I could use as an excuse to put it on. It is definitely worth a try.


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  • Calories
  • 6 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.9 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 990 mg
  • 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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