Potato Puffs with Spring Pea Pods


8 baby red potatoes

8 ounces fresh spring pea pods

2 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded

6 ounces fresh Parmesan cheese,


Pepper to taste

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning or to taste

Boil potatoes. Cut each in half and place on tray. Use

teaspoon to scoop out pulp. Mix this with cheese and

seasoning. Drop by tablespoons into 16 potato skins.

Heat in 350-degree oven for 20 minutes. Steam pea pods

for 3 minutes and set in potatoes before serving.

Yield: 4 servings

Source: Chef Geoffery McKahan, Manhattan s