Nutritional Bonus: A staple food in the Middle East and often called upon in Italian and Greek cuisines, dates are small, surprising powerhouses of vitamins and minerals. Ounce for ounce, they have more potassium than a banana.
- In a small bowl, stir ricotta and honey until well combined. Stir in cardamom and ground pistachios.
- With a sharp knife, cut a lengthwise slit on 1 side of each date. Remove pits. Using a small spoon, stuff each date with 1 tsp ricotta mixture. Press 1 pistachio on top of each date. Arrange on a serving platter and, if desired, garnish with additional cardamom. Serve at room temperature.
- Serving Size 3 dates
- Calories 137
- Carbohydrate Content 23 g
- Cholesterol Content 5 mg
- Fat Content 5 g
- Fiber Content 3 g
- Protein Content 4 g
- Saturated Fat Content 1 g
- Sodium Content 21 mg
- Sugar Content 18 g
- Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
- Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g