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Category: Appetizers

Witch's Blend

Witch's Blend
Los Angeles Times

Find yourself dipping into the Halloween candy bowl? Why not make a batch of flavorful, light popcorn to nibble while you let the trick-or-treaters take the fattening stuff from your front door. Use 94% fat-free microwave popcorn to keep fat ... Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Makes 12 cups
Note: Mesquite-flavor cooking spray can be found at well-stocked supermarkets.
  • 1 bag 94% fat-free butter-flavor microwave popcorn (makes 12 cups popped corn)
  • 1/2 small dried chipotle pepper, broken up
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon hot melted butter
  • 1/2 cup roasted salted pepitas
  • Mesquite-flavor cooking spray

Step 1Pop corn according to package directions.

Step 2Combine dried chipotle, chili powder, garlic powder and cumin seeds in electric grinder until ground. While popcorn is still hot, toss with melted butter and ground spices. Stir in pepitas. Spray popcorn with 2 or 3 quick sprays of mesquite cooking spray.

Each cup:
101 calories; 30 mg sodium; 5 mg cholesterol; 3 gram fat; 8 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams protein; 1.45 grams fiber.
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