Herb Mixes for Popcorn

Popcorn is a common snack at our house. We use an air popper and the kids get all excited to see it in action. I usually spray some extra virgin olive oil on it and grind some sea salt over the bowl. That’s my favorite way. The kids like it plain.

A little while ago I saw a post over on Whole New Mom about using herbs de Provence on popcorn and it sounded great! Yesterday I finally rounded up all the ingredients and gave it a try. I ground them up a bit so I wouldn’t be eating leafy chunks.

Herb Mixes for Popcorn

Popcorn herb mixes
Herbs de Provence for Popcorn
Herb mixes for popcorn - ground

Herbs de Provence for Popcorn 

1 part thyme
1 part summer savory
1/2 part lavender
1/4 part rosemary
1/2 part basil
1/4 part sage

I sprinkled this liberally over my popcorn. It was very good, but it lacked a little something. Perhaps I’m just too used to salt. I’m thinking the other recipes on Whole New Mom that use cracked fennel seed and oregano might be better for me. I’ll try those next.

But since I was at it, I decided to be creative and try something else.

Herb mixes for popcorn
Parmesan Herb Mix for Popcorn

Parmesan Herb Mix for Popcorn

1 part oregano
1 part thyme
1/2 part garlic salt
1 1/2 parts parmesan cheese

YUM!!! I’m a sucker for cheese. And the garlic salt with the herbs is just good stuff. I didn’t bother grinding it this time and didn’t really mind the leafy herbs. Even better: I decided to combine the two mixes and add a bit more cheese and garlic salt and it was PERFECT!

What topping do you put on your popcorn? I’d love some new ideas! I’m thinking spicy popcorn soon. 🙂


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  1. Tauna, I think I would go for the cheesy popcorn, too. We make ours plain, and it is less messy, but sometimes too dry…so the cheese would help with that. I hope you are all staying warm and well in the Lord!

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