Roasted Dates With Almond & Ricotta


  •  ½ cup of Ricotta Cheese
  • 4 Tbsp. of Almond Nuts, crushed
  • 20 Medjool Dates
  • 1 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar Glaze
  • Sea Salt to taste


  1. Preheat an oven to 180º Celsius.
  2. Bring a medium-sized frying pan to medium heat and add crushed almonds.
  3. Stir almonds frequently, until warm and toasted, removing them from heat as they begin to brown.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the ricotta cheese and half of the toasted almonds.
  5. Use a small knife to carefully remove any seeds from the dates, making space for the ricotta mixture.
  6. Spoon ¼ teaspoon of the ricotta mixture into each date and place them, evenly spaced, on a foil-lined baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.
  7. Sprinkle dates with remaining almonds and sea salt.
  8. Roast dates for 15-20 minutes until the ricotta is melted.
  9. Remove from oven and immediately drizzle balsamic glaze.

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