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Medjool Filled Date Bites

Plan on 2-4 dates per person, depending on what else will be served.

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Ingredients

Parmesan Walnut

Goat Cheese Balsamic

Instructions

Parmesan Walnut

  1. Toast Walnuts in small skillet and set aside to cool
  2. Slice each date on one side only to create a pocket for stuffing, discard pit
  3. Cut Parmesan into small rectangle blocks to fit into date
  4. Place one piece of walnut and one of Parmesan snugly into the date
  5. Chiffonade the basil and sprinkle on each date

Goat Cheese Balsamic

  1. Toast Walnuts in small skillet and set aside to cool
  2. Slice each date on one side only to create a pocket for stuffing, discard pit
  3. Choose a Goat cheese and take a small amount and stuff each date
  4. Insert a walnut into the cheese at the top of each date and press firmly until just the top of the nut is visible.
  5. Top with Basil micro greens or Basil ribbons
  6. Drizzle lightly with the Balsamic glaze.

Notes

Medjool dates frequently referred to as the “King of Dates” or the “Crown Jewel of Dates”, are exceptionally large and very sweet.