Cheesy Popcorn

Cheesy Popcorn

Freshly grated Parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of cayenne pepper dress up air-popped popcorn.

From EatingWell: Spring 2004, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005), The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)
Yield: 4 servings, about 1 cup each
Active Time: 5
Total Time: 15

Ingredients

  1. 4 cups hot air-popped popcorn
  2. 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  3. Cayenne pepper, to taste

Preparation

Toss popcorn with Parmesan and cayenne to taste.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 75 calories; 3 g fat (2 g sat, 1 g mono); 9 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 1 g fiber; 153 mg sodium; 43 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Calcium, fiber, few calories.

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 lean meat