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Stuffed Medjool Dates

Photo: John Kernick; Stylist: Alistar Turnbull/Pat Bates and Associates
Yield Makes 6 servings (serving size: 1 date)
Stuffed Medjool Dates will be the star appetizer at your next gathering. These exceptionally large, sweet dates are stuffed with almonds and creamy Gogonzola cheese. 

Ingredients

  • 6 Medjool dates
  • 6 almonds
  • 3 teaspoons Gorgonzola

Nutrition Information

  • calories 35
  • fat 1.3 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.4 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 6 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 24 mg
  • calcium 20 mg

How to Make It

  1. Make a lengthwise slit in each date and remove seed. Stuff each date with 1 almond and 1/2 teaspoon Gorgonzola and gently squeeze to close.