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Timut Pepper and Smoked Paprika Popcorn Recipe

Timut Pepper and Smoked Paprika Popcorn Recipe

Credit: Danielle Minnebo

Why not have a bit of fun with this recipe and create smoky, spicy adult popcorn! Feel free to add any spices you fancy. Make sure to use organic GMO-free popcorn kernels for this recipe.

Serves: 4



  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 80g popcorn kernels
  • 1 tsp timut pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp coconut palm sugar
  • Zest 1 lemon
  1. Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add popcorn kernels, cover and cook for 2 mins. Shake pan occasionally and remove from heat when popping noise has stopped.
  2. Add the timut pepper, smoked paprika, sea salt, coconut palm sugar and lemon zest to small bowl and mix until combined. Sprinkle over popcorn in saucepan, cover again and give everything a good shake.
  3. Serve immediately while popcorn is still warm.


Danielle Minnebo

Danielle is a university-qualified nutritionist, a passionate home cook and founder of Food to Nourish. Danielle’s love affair with cooking started at a very young age in the kitchen where she was taught to cook by her mother. Danielle is passionate about helping people form a better understanding of nutrition and a healthier relationship with the food they eat. In fact, she’s on a mission to help spread the real food message to as many people as possible. Throughout her work as a nutritionist, Danielle’s basic principles have always come back to how we cook and prepare our food. She believes it really is as simple as combining wholefood ingredients in the right way to create tasty dishes that are nutrient-dense and full of flavour.