Southwest Popcorn


Southwest popcorn

Southwest Popcorn

Slightly spicy popcorn and a glass of low-fat milk make the perfect afterschool snack.


8 cups plain popped popcorn
3 cups toasted oat cereal 
2 Tablespoons margarine
½ teaspoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Wash hands with warm water and soap.
  2. In a large bowl mix popcorn and cereal.
  3. In a nonstick skillet, heat margarine, chili powder, salt and garlic powder over low heat. Stir occasionally until margarine is melted.
  4. Drizzle margarine mixture over popcorn/cereal and toss.


10 (1 cup each)

Prep and cook time: 

10 min

Nutritional Information: 

Calories, 76; carbohydrate, 11 g; protein, 2 g; total fat, 3 g; saturated fat, 1 g; trans fat, 0 g; cholesterol, 0 mg; fiber, 2 g; total sugars, 0 g; sodium, 137 mg; calcium, 35 mg; folate, 84 mcg; iron, 3 mg; percent calories from fat, 35%.

Recipe credit: 

Photo Credit: Rick Gayle Studio; Image and recipe provided by: Arizona Nutrition Network.