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Chorizo-Filled Dates Wrapped in Bacon

Chorizo-Filled Dates Wrapped in Bacon

This timeless tapa from Spanish cookibook author Penelope Casas has everything going for it-it's sweet, smoky and savory, all in one bite.

  • Yield: 24 servings ( Serving Size: 1/person )
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes


  • 1 Small Spanish chorizo sausage casing removed
  • 24 Medjool dates pitted
  • 12 slice(s) bacon halved crosswise


1. Slice the chorizo crosswise in thirds. Halve each piece lengthwisem then cut half into 4 lengthwise strips to make a total of 24 small sticks.

2. Tuck a chorizo stick into each date and pinch the dates closed. Wrap a strip of bacon around each date and secure with a toothpick.

3. Place the wrapped dat3es in a large skillet, seam sides down, and saute, turning, until the bacon is browned on all sides, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

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