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Cheese Stuffed Pea Pods Oriental Openers

Updated on January 14, 2014

These oriental opener cheese stuffed pea pods are delicious and great for snacking, appetizers, or side dishes for your family get together or dinner occasion. These are quite interesting and the stuffed pea pods will certianly impress your guests on how delicious and beautiful your meals are! The pea pods are normally stuffed with a ricotta sort of cheese, but you can use absolutely any type of cheese you may prefer. It is entirely up to you as to what you choose to do! A servings is only 50 calories, so you would have to eat 40 servings in order to get the daily recommended 2000 calories to maintain your weight. That means you have to eat quite a large number of 160 stuffed pea pods in order to get that much. Good luck!

5 stars from 1 rating of Oriental Opener Stuffed Pea Pod

Use a sharp knife to split the pea pods open lengthwise. Then, put the filling in a clear plastic bag. Snip off one corner of the bag and squeeze the filling into each pea pod. Or, put the filling in a decorating bag with a round tip; pipe the filling into the pea pods.

Prep time: 30 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 6 servings
  • 1/3 cup low fat ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons reduced calorie soft style cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely shredded radish
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives
  • Dash onion salt
  • 24 fresh pea pods
  1. For filling, stir together ricotta cheese, cream cheese, shredded radish, chives, and onion salt. Mix well. Set aside.
  2. With a sharp knife, split pea pods open lengthwise. Stuff each pea pod with filling. Chill till serving time. Serves 6 (4 pea pods each).
Set up a delicious appetizer display like this one.
Set up a delicious appetizer display like this one.

Nutritional Facts

50 calories, 3 g protein, 3 g carbohydrate, 3 g fat, 4 mg cholesterol, 73 mg sodium, 79 mg potassium.

Thanks for reading and good luck on your cheese stuffed adventure!


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    • VVanNess profile image

      Victoria Van Ness 4 years ago from Prescott Valley

      I love veggies and I love cheese! This sounds amazing!

    • Claudia Tello profile image

      Claudia Tello 4 years ago from Mexico

      My goodness! Your Cheese Stuffed Pea Pods look lovely. They would certainly be a certified way to impress whomever your inviting for the occasion but I think i wouldn´t have the dedication and patience to make them. However, I´d definitely love to try one of course.