Date-Nut Sandwich Spread

Date-nut Sandwich Spread

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@Celestina9000

Here's another winner from my copy of 1,000 Vegetarian Recipes by Carol Gelles. I contributed a pinch of spice to the recipe but it is optional.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
3/4 cup
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    dried dates, pitted ( for this recipe i chose deglet noor dates, *always* unsulphured)
  • 2/3 c
    cream cheese, softened (reduced fat cream cheese not recommended)
  • 1/3 c
    walnuts (you can substitute pecans, almonds, pistachios, hazelnuts, pine nuts)
  • 1 pinch
    ground cardamom or cinnamon (freshly grated nutmeg is good with this spread, too!)
  • ·
    sandwich bread, crackers, english muffins, crumpets, etc. to use with the spread

How to Make Date-Nut Sandwich Spread

Step-by-Step

  1. Finely chop the dates either by hand. (use a wet knife-it makes slicing easier!) Or, place coarsely chopped dates in a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
  2. Stir together the softened cream cheese and nuts by hand or add it to the food processor (along with the spice, if using. If using a food processor, process with the PULSE on/off function. Process the mixture until everything is combined and the dates are as finely chopped as possible.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

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About Date-Nut Sandwich Spread

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




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