Cream Cheese-Stuffed Pea Pods Recipe
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Cream Cheese-Stuffed Pea Pods Recipe

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Our Test Kitchen combines sweet, crunchy pea pods with tangy cream cheese for this one-of-a-kind appetizer. The cute, little “boats” are just enough for two, but the recipe is easy to increase for guests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/4 cup spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
  • 4 teaspoons thinly sliced green onion
  • Dash salt
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • 8 fresh sugar snap peas

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 31 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 53 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 fat.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, onion, salt and pepper flakes. With a sharp knife, split peas along the straight edge. Spoon or pipe 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture into each pea pod. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 8 appetizers.
Originally published as Cream Cheese-Stuffed Pea Pods in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008, p54

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Reviewed Feb. 27, 2011

"easy to do!"

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