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Pepperoni Pizza Popcorn

Have you ever had a hard time deciding between pizza or popcorn? They are both delicious! Why choose when you can actually have both? This recipe for Perfect Pepperoni Pizza Popcorn is the ultimate way to enjoy both wonderful flavors. Gather the ingredients listed below and head to the kitchen to whip up this tasty recipe.

Ingredients

1 cup chopped pepperoni
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3/4 cup Franklin's Popcorn Organic Popcorn
1 cup shredded mozzarella
1/2 cup grated Parmesan
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt
Pepper

    Instructions

    1. Heat vegetable oil in a large pot.

    2. Cook chopped pepperoni in vegetable oil until crisp.

    3. Drain cooked pepperoni on paper towels but reserve the drippings in the pot.

    4. Pop the Franklin's Popcorn kernels in the pepperoni drippings.

    5. Toss the freshly popped Franklin's Popcorn with the pepperoni, shredded mozzarella, grated Parmesan, olive oil, granulated garlic, and dried oreganoSeason with salt and pepper to taste.

     

      Possible Substitutions and Additions

      For a lower calorie version of Perfect Pepperoni Pizza Popcorn, substitute in turkey pepperoni and low-fat or 2% mozzarella and Parmesan.

      For a spicier version of Perfect Pepperoni Pizza Popcorn, add crushed red pepper flakes.

      Many people enjoy their pizza with ranch. This flavor can easily be achieved by adding 1 teaspoon of your preferred dry ranch dressing mix while tossing the popcorn.

         

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