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Stuffed Dates

Posted By Elana Amsterdam On October 14, 2007 @ 10:45 pm In appetizers,snacks | 9 Comments

Dates are an excellent source of energy and rich in B Vitamins.

Stuffed dates are as as sweet as candy, so of course, children like these treats. Adults enjoy the delicate blend of flavors.

Stuffed Dates

  • 1 cup pistachio nuts, shelled
  • ΒΌ cup orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 pinch celtic sea salt
  • 20 large dates
  1. In a food processor, pulse pistachios, orange juice, orange zest and salt
  2. With a sharp knife, make a slit on one side of each date and remove the pit
  3. Push a teaspoon of pistachio paste into each date; gently squeeze closed so that filling spills over
  4. Serve

Makes 20 stuffed dates

See for yourself, this dessert of Middle Eastern origin is quite tasty.

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