Kids In The Kitchen: Free Cheesy BBQ Popcorn Recipe

Nutrition // 12WBT Staff

Have some school holiday fun in the kitchen with your kids! This popcorn recipe is totally delicious AND healthy!

Free Recipe: Cheesy BBQ Popcorn

  • 8 serves
  • 10 mins prep time
  • 5 min cooking
  • 69 calories per serve


85g air popped popcorn
1 teaspoon ground paprika (2g)
1/2 teaspoons dried oregano (1g)
1/2 teaspoons dried thyme (1g)
1 tablespoons margarine (20g), melted
  • 25g grated parmesan


  1. Cook the popcorn following packet directions.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the spices in an extra large bowl.
  3. Add the hot popcorn and margarine to the spice mix in the bowl. Toss until well coated and combined.
  4. Spread onto a large baking tray lined with non-stick baking paper. Scatter over the cheese. Bake in a preheated 180C oven for 2-3 minutes or until the cheese is just melted. Serve immediately.

Mish Tips

  • This is best made just prior to serving so it stays crisp and fresh. Prepare ahead by have everything measured out and ready to go.
  • For a smokey flavour swap the mild paprika for the smoked version.
  • To ensure portion sizing, divide between coloured serving cups – the kids will love their cup-a-popcorn!

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