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Pretty Stuffed Spring Peas

These stuffed peas are the perfect way to welcome spring and sail right through summer. I serve them on a platter surrounded by juicy strawberries. —Phyllis Cooper, Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons minced chives
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 36 fresh snow peas (about 1/4 pound), trimmed

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Let filling stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, bring 6 cups water to a boil. Add snow peas; cover and boil for 1-2 minutes. Drain and immediately place peas in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  • Gently split peas open; pipe about 1 teaspoonful of filling into each pod.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 23 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat.

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