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Medjool Date Paste

Back to Recipes Total Time: 5 minutes Yields about 1 3/4 cups

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups pitted Natural Delights Medjool Dates, coarsely chopped (about 20 dates)
  • 1/2 cup very hot water

Preparation:

An excellent natural sugar substitute, spread on bread or toast in place of jam. Also great served with a pork roast, ham or chicken.

  1. Place dates and water in a food processor. Process until fairly smooth to make a coarse paste, or process longer to make a creamy paste, scraping down sides as necessary.
  2. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.

Tip:

To make a spiced date paste, stir together ½ cup date paste and ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice or ground ginger.

Nutritional analysis per serving - Calories: 120, Fat: 0g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, MUFA:  0, PUFA:  0, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 0mg, Potassium: 260mg, Carbohydrates: 32g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 28g, Protein: 1g, Vitamin A:  0%, Vitamin C:  0%, Calcium:  2%, Iron:  2%%