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Coconut, kiwifruit and pistachio stuffed dates

Christmas is approaching and along with it, all the celebrations and festive food. This original date appetiser with coconut and kiwifruit will surprise your guests, without having to spend all day in the kitchen.

Recipe rich in fibre with high vitamin C content. Good source of potassium and natural source of folate.

Serves 6-8
Cooks in 15 min.
Difficulty
Recipe appropriate for
Vegetarian
Vegan
Coeliac
Lactose intolerant
Nutrition per serving
Calories1859%
Fat7.83g11%
Saturates3.16g16%
Protein2.69g5%
Carbs25.94g8%
Sugar25g28%
Fibre8.68g29%
Folate12.3μg3%
Potassium386.16mg14%
Vitamin C29mg39%
Of an adult’s reference intake
Ingredients Method

Ingredients

  • 24 dates
  • 50 g raw, peeled pistachios
  • 2 tablespoons grated coconut
  • 1 Zespri SunGold kiwifruit
  • 2 teaspoons orange-blossom water

Method

  1. Grind up the pistachios in a grinder. Put them in a bowl with the orange-blossom water and coconut and knead until it begins to form a paste. Peel and finely chop the Zespri kiwifruit. Mix part with the pistachio paste.
  2. Cut the dates on one side and remove the seed. Use a spoon to fill each date with the pistachio, coconut and kiwifruit filling. Top with the rest of the kiwifruit.

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