Date Stuffed Cucumber Slices Appetizer
hollowed out cucumber stuffed with dates and nuts then sliced

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For a sweet treat, try this easy hollowed out cucumber appetizer filled with dates and nuts mixture then cut into slices. See more of my easy Appetizer Recipes


Date stuffed cucumber slices appetizer
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Prep Time: 15 min      Cook Time:
18 min

Ingredients:

1 English Cucumber, unpeeled, washed
1/2 cup dates pitted, finely chopped
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup pecans or walnuts toasted, chopped
Fresh herbs for garnish

Instruction:

Trim ends of cucumber, cut in half horizontally, remove any seeds and some of the pulp with a melon baller making two hollow tubes.

In a small saucepan bring water to a boil, add dates, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes; remove from heat and mash to a smooth consistency. Stir in nuts blending well.

Divide mixture in half, stuff into the tubes, slice 1/4-inch thick, garnish with fresh herbs and serve.

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