Dates Stuffed With Chorizo and Goat Cheese

Recipe by Jostlori
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 30 dates
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 30
    small deglet noor dates
  • 14
    lb spanish chorizo (NOT Mexican chorizo!!!)
  • 14
    lb semifirm spanish goat's milk cheese, preferably cabra al vino

DIRECTIONS

  • Using a small, sharp knife, cut a lengthwise slit in each date, from the top to the bottom, and remove the pit.
  • Pull off the casing from the chorizo. Cut the chorizo and cheese each into 30 thin strips that will fit inside the dates.
  • Insert a strip of chorizo and a strip of cheese into each date and press the slit closed.
  • Arrange the dates on a serving platter. The platter can be covered and left at room temperature for several hours before serving.
  • Serve the appetizers with or without toothpicks.