Stuffed dates

Gluten Free

Need an easy-to-prepare recipe to share at your next gathering? There’s an app for that! This date appetizer even contains antioxidants that can help to improve heart and eye health, and reduce inflammation!

3 ounces cream cheese, softened
3 ounces feta cheese crumbles
1/16 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
36 pitted dates
36 pistachios, shells removed and chopped

1. In a small bowl, combine first 4 ingredients. Stir with a wooden spoon, making sure to break up any large crumbles of feta cheese.
2. Use a knife to make a slit (lengthwise) in each date. Stuff a generous 1/4 teaspoon of the cream cheese mixture (made in step 1) into each date. Sprinkle chopped pistachios over stuffed dates.
3. Enjoy!

Makes 18 servings

Recipe contains: milk, tree nuts (pistachios)

Carb choices per serving: 1

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First Published: 05/27/2019
Last Reviewed: 05/24/2019

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This app can also be a great one- or two-bite dessert after dinner!

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