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Eggplant Bacon Wrapped, Avocado Stuffed Dates

Posted in on 2014-03-20
Eggplant Bacon Wrapped, Avocado Stuffed Dates
Difficulty 5 minutes Serves 20
This recipe by Gena Hemshaw of Choosing Raw might in fact be the perfect raw party-pleasing finger food, especially if you can't decide between savory or sweet. Chewy eggplant bacon wrapped around soft medjool dates and creamy haas avocado. This delectable recipe is truly satisfying!


1 batch eggplant bacon, cut into thin strips (about 1-inch thick)
20 pitted medjool dates
1 Haas avocado, pitted and cut into about 20 small pieces


1. Prepare the eggplant bacon according to original instructions (here). If you don't have a dehydrator, there's a baking option for the eggplant in the original recipe. Watch it closely; it'll burn quickly!

2. Place a small piece of avocado in the center of each pitted date.

3. Wrap a strip of eggplant bacon around each date, and roll it up. Secure ends with a toothpick, and serve.

Aside from being cute, these appetizers have saltiness, sweetness, and a little bit of fat. All of the essentials. And they