Broiled Date Appetizers
|Pitted dates||1 Pound (2 Cups, Fresh)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Wine vinegar||3 Tablespoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Lightly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Bacon slices||10 , cut in thirds|
Put dates into a bowl.
Blend water, orange juice, vinegar, cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar, and salt in a saucepan.
Bring to boiling, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
Pour mixture over dates; cover and let stand until cool.
Refrigerate at least 24 hours to allow flavors to blend.
Wrap 2 dates in one-third slice of bacon and skewer with a pick; repeat, using all dates.
Broil 6 inches from source of heat 6 to 8 minutes, or until bacon is crisp, turning once.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1823 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11 g16.2%
Saturated Fat 3.4 g16.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 17.2 mg5.7%
Sodium 577.6 mg24.1%
Total Carbohydrates 456 g152%
Dietary Fiber 38.1 g152.5%
Sugars 398.2 g
Protein 17 g33.5%
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 107%
Calcium 22.1% Iron 29.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet