Crunchy Wasabi Cheese Balls

Crunchy Wasabi Cheese Balls Soothing cream cheese provides just the right relief from the fire of the wasabi pea!


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

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 25 mins

    COOK : 25 mins

    TOTAL :

    SERVING : 38

    YIELD : 38 balls

Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.

Per Serving: 39 calories; protein 1.7g; carbohydrates 3.3g; fat 2.1g; cholesterol 6.5mg; sodium 30mg.