Eat & Drink Recipes

Truffle Parmesan Popcorn

April 25, 2016

Popcorn has been one of my favorite go-to snacks for years now. This is probably tied to my love of watching movies, but now I find myself munching on popcorn even when I’m at work.

And now that I’m (kind of) a real adult with a full-time job, I like to be a little adventurous in my popcorn flavors. My newest popcorn obsession is truffle parmesan popcorn, which tastes AMAZING and makes me feel very fancy because I’m finally using the truffle oil that I bought a really long time ago but then didn’t know what to do with. Plus I’ve been talking about recreating the truffle popcorn we got as an appetizer at this restaurant in Charleston, SC almost a year ago, so yay me for actually getting around to it!

Depending on how ambitious you’re feeling, you can either make the popcorn in the microwave (which is what I do when I’m at work) or make it on the stovetop (which is what I do at home). Super easy!!

INGREDIENTS:

1 package of microwavable popcorn, about 3.5 oz.

2-4 teaspoons white truffle oil (I’m sure you can use whatever kind of truffle oil you’d like but that’s what I have in my kitchen)

Handful of parmesan cheese

Sprinkling of dried herbs (I used parsley!)

Sea salt to taste

INSTRUCTIONS: 

  • Mix together the truffle oil, parmesan cheese, dried herbs, and salt in a large bowl.
  • If cooking in the microwave, place the unopened package of popcorn into the microwave and heat as instructed. Once the bag fills with popped kernels and pops occur about 2 seconds apart, remove the popcorn from the microwave.
  • Pour oil mixture into the popcorn bag and shake until popcorn is evenly coated. Pour popcorn into individual bowls (or keep the whole bag for yourself if you’re feeling ambitious), and enjoy!

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Do y’all have a favorite popcorn recipe?? I always loved cheddar cheese popcorn growing up so maybe I’ll have to figure out how to make that soon!

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  • Neha 14wow

    Wow..dats a cool post…love it..xoxo, Neha

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  • Rach

    Umm this sounds amazing!! I definitely want to try this out!

    http://www.rdsobsessions.com

    • I’m such a fan of truffle that I’ll basically eat it on anything!

  • Looks delicious got me hungry right now
    Beauty Candy Loves

    • Popcorn’s definitely my favorite snack!

  • This literally looks so yum! I want to try to make this for summer!
    Happy Monday!
    xoxo,Victoria
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    • I loved everything about this truffle popcorn! Definitely one of my new favorite snacks!

  • WHY HAVE I NEVER THOUGHT OF THIS?! I make truffle Parmesan fries at home and they are pretty much my favorite thing when I eat out, but I have never done it with popcorn. You’re a genius.

    Amy Ann
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    • Omg I love truffle fries!! I just saw a recipe for homemade parmesan potato wedges and I can’t wait to try and make them for myself!

  • Biana Perez

    YUM!! Truffle on anything is amazing, but on popcorn is the perfect treat! xo, biana –BlovedBoston

    • I’m a huge fan of truffle oil too!! So tasty!

  • thefashionfolks

    This sounds so insanely delicious! Oh god, gotta give it a try asap!! Xx

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    • I absolutely love anything made with truffle oil so I would definitely recommend trying this recipe!

  • The Adored Life

    You had me at truffle! OMG YUM!!!
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    • I LOVE truffles!! So delicious!

  • Oh wow this sounds so good! Gemma x
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    • Thanks! I’ve been snacking on this popcorn nonstop lately!

  • Jill Dap

    This sounds so good! I like trying out new popcorn but I always come back to my absolute favorite chocolate caramel!!!!

    Jill

    Jill D Blog

    • Oh my goodness yum!!! That flavor sounds AMAZING!

  • Living on Cloud Nine

    I love a good, flavored popcorn and this looks and sounds amazing. Yum!!

    • Me too!! Popcorn’s definitely my favorite snack, especially because you can make it sweet or savory depending on your mood!

  • This sounds delicious! I recently started eating popcorn as a snack, and I definitely need to try it with truffle oil and Parmesan cheese. Is it too early to eat this now?

    http://www.livinginsteil.com

    • I definitely just had popcorn for dinner so I would never judge anyone for eating popcorn at any time of the day haha

  • Ivona Iwarra Josipovic

    My mouth is watering :)) I love pop corn too, it’s my all time favourite. I’ve hear it’s not that healthy to make it in the microwave so maybe you want to check that out. I make mine in a pot and I’ll make sure to try your recipe 🙂

    Ivona from http://www.thesmokedetedctor.net
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    • I’ve never heard that before… Thanks for letting me know! I’ll have to check that out!

  • WhatWouldVWear

    Such a great recipe, Courtney! Love popcorn and I’ll be sure to try this out! Thanks so much for sharing!

    Happy Monday, love!

    xoxo, Vanessa

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    • Popcorn’s definitely one of my favorite snacks! It’s just so easy to make and so tasty!

  • Whitney

    i have a love for truffle parm popcorn because of Charleston too! Thanks for the recipe, now I can make it whenever i’m craving it!

    Xoxo,

    Whitney & Blaire

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    • Charleston just seems to be the place to try truffle popcorn! Definitely my new favorite snack recipe!

  • Ianne Cabangon

    This is perfect for a movie night at home. Yum yum! Thank you for sharing.
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    • I totally agree! Now I just have to make it for my boyfriend and see if he likes it too!

  • Rachel

    This sounds so delicious! There is a restaurant here in DC that we love that has “Popcorn of the Day” as an appetizer– I just love all the flavors they come up with. But Truffle Parmesan sounds so amazing! I definitely need to try this!

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    • Omg yum that sounds like my kind of restaurant!! I love trying different types of popcorn!

  • Yum!! I’m addicted to SkinnyPop and they’ve come out with some pretty creative flavors as of late. Parm truffle sounds amazing!!

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    • My mom got me hooked on SkinnyPop a few years ago and I can definitely eat WAY too much in one sitting if I don’t watch myself!

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    This looks so good, I love pop corn and it is definitely my favorite snack in the world, thank you for sharing!

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    • It’s one of my favorite snacks too!!

  • This sounds SO delicious, Courtney! I’ve been wanting to purchase truffle oil for the longest, I’m always seeing it at Homegoods, but haven’t because I never knew what I’d use it for. This is such a great way to try out the oil and make a super tasty gourmet take on such a classic snack! I’ll definitely have to try this out, thanks so much for sharing and I hope you have a wonderful start to your week, girlie!

    XO,

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    • I actually bought my truffle oil at HomeGoods on a whim when I randomly spotted it a few months ago! I need to find more excuses to use it though!

  • This sounds so yummy! Perfect snack for my binge watching. Thanks for sharing!

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    • Exactly! Netflix and popcorn sounds like my perfect rainy day activity!

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    Sounds yummy!!! Great post girl. Happy Monday darling!
    Much love, Len
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  • This sounds unreal! I LOVE popcorn, and anything cheesy is a win in my books!

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    • I’m a huge of cheese too! I feel like I sometimes eat pasta just to have an excuse to eat a sprinkling of parmesan haha

  • SO delicious!

  • reneejessome

    This sounds different but tasty! What exactly does truffle oil taste like?

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    • Truffle oil is similar to olive oil but has a tangier edge to it and has a more a much more decadent flavor! I definitely feel much fancier when I cook with it!

  • Stefanie Meier

    This looks so tasty and fun!

    Happy Monday!

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    • It’s such a tasty but simple recipe!

  • Roxanne

    Sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing this recipe 🙂 -xo
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  • Violette

    Ohmyyyy!! This looks amazing!!

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    • This is one of my new favorite snacks!!

  • Nina

    I’m sure this will be yummy. Thanks for this recipe.
    Nina
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    • I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

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    Oooo such a good idea, looks yummy

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    • Thanks! It’s definitely one of my favorite quick snacks!

  • Jenessa Sheffield

    oh yum! I just bought this flavor from the grocery store! I am excited to try and make my own!

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    • What??? I didn’t even realize that they sold this flavor in the grocery store! I’ll definitely have to look for it the next time that I’m shopping!

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    Oh yummi! This looks really delicious!
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    • It’s such a tasty recipe! I love popcorn!

  • Kelsey & Kenecha

    Great, now you got me wanting popcorn! 😛

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    • I just had popcorn for dinner so I totally understand!

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    Ah, yummy! Popcorn is definitely one of my favourite snacks x

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  • I think i need to buy a truffle oil
    Ive been craving popcorn a while ago.

    Have a great day!

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    • Omg I totally agree!! I had to stop myself from devouring the whole bag!

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    This sounds amazing! I love popcorn, but never have it unless I’m at the cinema. x

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    • I haven’t been to a movie in forever so I only eat it at home!

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    Love popcorn!!! 🙂

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  • This sounds amazing! I love truffle anything. 🙂

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    • I am the exact same way!! I will eat almost anything if it has truffle in it!

  • Is it sad that I’ve never even heated up popcorn in the microwave? haha! I love your idea of personalising your popcorn with parmesan cheese, how unusual!

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice x

    • It definitely tastes way better when cooked on the stovetop but I’m just lazy haha. And I love the combination of truffle oil and parmesan for this recipe!

  • That sounds great! I love the idea of parmesan on popcorn. When I went to Chicago I loved the caramel and cheese mix at Garrett popcorn.

    • Omg yum I love caramel popcorn too!!

  • I love popcorn and discovering its new tastes. I love the idea of popcorn with parmesan cheese.

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    • Thanks! I’m a huge fan of trying different kinds of popcorn too!

  • Rosanna Briguglio

    Yum! This sounds amazing, I must try it out!!
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    • I would definitely recommend trying this recipe out for yourself!

  • What an unusual way of serving popcorn but it sounds delicious!

    • It’s definitely my new favorite way of making popcorn!

  • I’ve been dying to make truffle popcorn and this seems like such an easy and delicious recipe! I’m definitely going to have to give it a try!

    • This recipe was so easy to put together that it’s been my favorite way to prepare popcorn lately!

  • This looks so yummy! I love truffle oil!
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    • Me too!! Truffle oil is so decadent and delicious!

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  • Chelsea Patricia Henriquez

    Looks delicious and super easy to make!

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