Moroccan Raisin n Date Flatbreads

This combines raisins and dates in with spices to make a wonderful appetizer.

  • Prep time 15 min

  • Total time 35 min

  • Servings 12

  • Calories per serving 290

Nutrition Facts

You will need

  • 1

    teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1

    teaspoon garam masala seasoning

  • 1/4

    teaspoon ground red pepper

  • 1

    cup DOLE® Golden Raisins

  • 3/4

    cup water

  • 2

    garlic cloves, minced

  • 1

    cup dry-roasted almonds

  • 1/2

    cup olive oil

  • 3

    tablespoons lemon juice

  • -

    to taste Kosher salt and pepper

  • 4-6

    Middle Eastern-style round flatbread or pita bread

  • 3/4

    cup DOLE Chopped Dates

  • 1/4

    cup fresh mint, chopped

Method

  • 1

    Preheat gas grill with lid down on medium high heat.  

  • 2

    Combine cumin, garam masala and red pepper in medium sauce pan; Place pan directly on grill stirring spices constantly for 30 seconds until fragrant.

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  • 3

    Add raisins, water and garlic cloves; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.  Remove from grill and cool slightly.

  • 4

    Pour raisin mixture into food processor with almonds, olive oil and lemon juice.  Cover; process until smooth and season with salt and pepper.

  • 5

    Heat flatbread on grill 3 to 4 minutes.  Remove from grill and place on large cutting board heated side up.  Spread heated sides of flatbread evenly with raisin mixture.

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  • 6

    Sprinkle with chopped dates; return to grill and cook with lid down, 4-5 minutes longer.

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  • 7

    Remove to cutting board and sprinkle with chopped mint.  Cut each flatbread into wedges; Garnish with additional raisins, dates and parsley sprigs if desired.

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