Cream Cheese-Stuffed Pea Pods
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 TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 31 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 53mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Stuffed Pea Pods in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008
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