Chili Lime Popcorn

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Snacks
chili lime popcorn

Popcorn: The perfect evening snack to pair with your favorite movie. The problem: Popcorn is often saturated in butter and high calorie additions that make this once diet-friendly snack no so diet-friendly. We make a few simple ingredient swaps with lightened-up toppings to make this Chili Lime Popcorn just as delicious as it is diet-approved.

This Chili Lime Popcorn can be made in minutes. If the family is looking for a satisfying snack to munch on this Friday night, chances are you probably have all the ingredients for this recipe in your kitchen! Four cups of air popped popcorn is drizzled with a combination of chili powder, lime juice and olive oil. Want to spice things up even more? Add an en extra teaspoon of chili powder.

This simple yet delicious recipe makes four servings, so whip this snack up for the whole family to enjoy. Trust us, it’ll quickly become a menu regular for Nutrisystem-approved snacks. On your weight loss meal plan, this Chili Lime Popcorn counts as two Extras and clocks in at just 66 calories. Although this spicy snack checks off all the diet-friendly boxes, it’s still important to remember to log each serving in the NuMi app to ensure you are staying on track with your weight loss goals. Not familiar with our NuMi App? It’s an easy-to-use food tracker app that makes losing weight, well, easy! Log your Chili Lime Popcorn right here in NuMi >

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Servings: 4

Calories per Serving: 66

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 2 Extras

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups air popped popcorn
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 lime, juiced and zested
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions:

  1. Combine oil, chili powder and ¾ of lime juice.
  2. Drizzle on popcorn and toss to coat.
  3. Top with last bit of lime juice and lime zest.