Note: If you try this recipe, get a grownup's help because it requires using the microwave.

    Prep time: 10 minutes

    What you need:

    • 1 bag of light microwave popcorn
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons cumin
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons onion powder
    • 1 dash of cayenne pepper (optional)

    Equipment and supplies:

    • Microwave
    • Measuring spoons
    • 1 large bowl

    What to do:

    1. Cook the popcorn according to the package directions.
    2. Carefully open the popcorn bag when popping is done.
    3. Add all of the spices to the bag.
    4. Roll the top of the bag closed and shake for 30 seconds.
    5. Pour the popcorn into a large bowl and enjoy!

    Nutritional analysis (per serving):

    • 60 calories
    • 2g protein
    • 1g fat
    • 0g sat. fat
    • 11g carbohydrate
    • 2g fiber
    • 0mg cholesterol
    • 80mg sodium
    • 0g sugars

    Serves: 6

    Serving size: 1-1/2 cups

    Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

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