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Goat Cheese-Stuffed Dates

Yield 8 Servings
Goat cheese and dates have been long-time friends in the culinary world. This appetizer requires very little work, and the sweet-and-savory flavor combination is guaranteed to satisfy a crowd.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 small garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 16 dried dates, each cut in half, pits removed

Nutrition Information

  • calories 88
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 14 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • sodium 93 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine goat cheese, garlic, parsley and salt in a medium bowl and mash with a fork until blended.

  2. Spoon a heaping teaspoon of cheese mixture into each split date. Serve dates immediately or refrigerate, covered, for up to 2 hours, then bring to room temperature and serve.