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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Pretty Stuffed Spring Peas

36 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling
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
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. Yield: 3 dozen.
Nutrition Facts: 1 appetizer equals 23 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 22 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 fat.
© Taste of Home 2012

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