Caramelized Hemp Popcorn Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Caramelized Hemp Popcorn

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Sweet, salty, and texturally pleasing thanks to the addition of hemp seeds, this snack is a superfood. You can pop your own popcorn for a fully homemade version, or use a store-bought brands—look for varieties that are organic and unsalted.

  • 6Servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups popped unsalted or low-sodium popcorn
  • 3 Tbs. pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbs. coconut oil, melted
  • 3 Tbs. coconut sugar
  • 6 Tbs. hemp seeds, divided
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 275°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Place popcorn in large bowl. Drizzle with maple syrup and coconut oil, and toss by hand to coat popcorn.

3. Mix coconut sugar, 3 Tbs. hemp seeds, nutmeg, and salt in small bowl. Add mixture to popcorn, and toss well.

4. Transfer popcorn to prepared baking sheet, and lightly press together to form flat, unified layer. Sprinkle remaining 3 Tbs. hemp seeds on top, pressing lightly to stick. Bake 20 minutes. Cool until mixture hardens. Break apart, and store in airtight container.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 191
  • Carbohydrate Content: 24 g
  • Fat Content: 9 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 102 mg
  • Sugar Content: 14 g