Moroccan Raisin n Date Flatbreads

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

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Prep time 15 mins
Total time 35 mins
Servings 12
Calories per serving 290

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


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