This is a quick recipe that marries sweet with salty for a lovely starter or snack.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Stuffed Dates

This is a quick recipe that marries sweet with salty for a lovely starter or snack.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 100 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2/3 cup walnuts chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat leaf parsley minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp orange zest grated
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 12 large dates pitted and halved lengthwise
  • 12 thin slices prosciutto halved lengthwise

Instructions
 

  • Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the walnuts to the hot, dry pan, only toasting as many walnuts as fit in the pan in a single layer. Cook, watching constantly and stirring frequently until the walnuts start to brown and they smell toasted. Keep a close eye on them as they go from toasted to scorched quickly.
  • Combine toasted walnuts, parsley, oil and orange zest in bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Mound 1 generous teaspoon of filling into center of each date half. Wrap prosciutto securely around dates.
  • Serve or refrigerate for up to 8 hours before serving.

Notes

Adapted from Paleo Perfected by America’s Test Kitchen. Nutritional values calculated in Cronometer.