Parmesan and Black Pepper Popcorn

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Appears in
Cheese Obsession

By Georgeanne Brennan

Published 2013

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Popcorn is the simplest of snacks, but it reaches a new level of appeal when liberally sprinkled with cheese. Here, salty Parmesan meets earthy black pepper and mingles with a decadent combination of olive oil and butter to deliver maximum flavor.


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup (3 oz/90


In a large saucepan over medium heat, warm 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Add the kernels, cover the saucepan, and cook, shaking the pan often, until the popping slows, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and wait for the popping to subside before removing the lid.

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