Creamy Dates & Nuts

Ottawa Athletic Club Recipe of the Week

July 3rd, 2019

Packed with tons of essential minerals and cancer fighting anti-oxidants, Dates are a delicious and nutritious choice for a quick snack. Try this creative recipe with creme fraiche, orange zest, and nuts to really make your mouth water!

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Creamy Dates & Nuts

Prep Time: 5 Mins                Total Time: 5 Mins             Yields: 1 Serving


  • 3 medjool dates
  • 3 roasted, unsalted almonds
  • 1-2 tbsp creme fraiche
  • Grated lemon or orange zest
  • A few roughly chopped pistachios


  1. Make a clean cut to open the date and remove any pits.
  2. Stuff each date with 1 almond.
  3. On a plate or platter, arrange the dates in a row. Layer the creme fraiche on top of each date.
  4. Grate the lemon or orange zest as well as the chopped pistachios.

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