Bacon-Wrapped Dried Plums

Bacon-Wrapped Dried Plums
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These cocktail tidbits have a stuffing of cream cheese, celery, and artichoke that's a creamy contrast to the crisp grilled bacon that wraps the dried plums. Recipe courtesy of the California Dried Plum Board.

6
Servings
38
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 12  large dried plums, pitted
  • slice lemon
  • 1/4  Cup  finely chopped celery
  • cooked artichoke hearts, finely chopped
  • 3  Ounces  cream cheese
  • 1 1/2  Tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  salt
  • Pinch of  cayenne pepper
  • slices bacon

Directions

Soak the dried plums overnight in water with the lemon slice. Drain and pat dry.

Combine the celery, artichoke hearts, cream cheese, lemon juice, salt, and cayenne. Stuff the dried plums with the mixture. Cut the bacon slices in half. Wrap a slice around each dried plum; fasten with toothpicks. Grill until the bacon is crisp, 4 to 5 minutes on each side.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
25µg
4%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
17mg
23%
Calcium, Ca
24mg
2%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Magnesium, Mg
1mg
0%
Phosphorus, P
24mg
3%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
11mg
1%
Water
20g
1%

Bacon-Wrapped Shopping Tip

Stocking up on no-cook items like cheese, nuts, olives, crackers, and dips will cut down on prep time and help ensure you have enough food for any unexpected guests.

Bacon-Wrapped Cooking Tip

When preparing appetizers try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.