Soothing cream cheese provides just the right relief from the fire of the wasabi pea!

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Ingredients

38
Original recipe yields 38 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Grind wasabi peas in a food processor to pebble and sand texture (or place peas in a 1-quart freezer bag and crush them with a rolling pin). Place in a shallow pan.

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  • Mix cream cheese, chives, soy and pepper with a fork until well-blended. (Peas and cream cheese mixture can be covered and refrigerated for 2 days.)

  • About 30 minutes before serving, use a 1 tsp. measuring spoon to drop cheese mixture into the pan of wasabi peas; roll into balls, coating each with ground peas. Place on a serving platter.

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Nutrition Facts

38.5 calories; 1.7 g protein; 3.3 g carbohydrates; 6.5 mg cholesterol; 30 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (6)

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Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2007
I think these were awesome! We had a party to go to wanted to bring something that I knew no one else would bring. They were a hit!! Thank you! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
02/26/2009
Really rich and hard to eat more than one. Not spicy enough. I won't make this again. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 4
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  • 3 star values: 3
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Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2007
I think these were awesome! We had a party to go to wanted to bring something that I knew no one else would bring. They were a hit!! Thank you! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
02/26/2009
Really rich and hard to eat more than one. Not spicy enough. I won't make this again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2007
I think these were awesome! We had a party to go to wanted to bring something that I knew no one else would bring. They were a hit!! Thank you! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/16/2008
I won a appetizer contest with these. At our family wine tasting event. Everyone loved them. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/09/2019
I just spent over an hour reading what Wasabi IS and what it ISN'T. Now please tell me what wasabi peas ARE. Thanks Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/21/2012
These are loved or hated no middle ground. Took to a party and it was amusing to watch. Doubled the recipe - super easy to make. I'll be doing this again for sure. May even just do it for a snack. I was one of the many that loved them! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
06/22/2019
Maybe would have been better with onion instead of the chives. To me they made it too stringy. Especially when left in fridge for a couple of hours also the wasabi peas went soft. This would be a recipe you need to eat once made. Read More