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Stuffed Snow Peas

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

GETTING READY
1 If using frozen snow peas, thaw them well.
2 Neatly trim the ends from snow peas.

MAKING
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.

SERVING
14 Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Servings: 
6

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