Stuffed Snow Peas
|Snow peas||2 Dozen (Use Fresh Or Frozen)|
|Whipped cream cheese||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened|
|Orange juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Prepared horseradish||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Freshly ground pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Grated orange rind||1 Teaspoon|
1 If using frozen snow peas, thaw them well.
2 Neatly trim the ends from snow peas.
3 In a steaming basket, put the snow peas.
4 Quickly dip the basket into boiling water, and remove immediately.
5 To allow quick cooling, place the snow peas in a bowl of ice water.
6 Remove from the water and refrigerate.
7 In a bowl, mix cream cheese, orange juice, horseradish, and pepper, stirring until smooth.
8 Place in the refrigerator and chill for at least 1 hour.
9 Carefully slit one side of each pea pod, using a sharp knife.
10 In a decorating bag fitted with tip number 18, fill the cream cheese mixture.
11 Into each snow pea, pipe about 1 1/2 teaspoons cream cheese mixture
12 Sprinkle with grated orange rind.
13 Place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
14 Serve chilled.