Gorgonzola-Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Iberico Ham

Gorgonzola-Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Iberico Ham
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
5 min
8 servings

With just five exceptional ingredients, including PC® Black Label® Gorgonzola Dolce Blue-Veined Cheese and Jamón Ibérico Dry-Cured Ibérico Ham, these stuffed and wrapped bites are destined to be the quintessential entertaining appetizer. Assemble ahead and pop in the oven when company arrives.

Recipe by Marc Ruston. Brought to you by PC.



medium dates, pitted
1 ½
Tbsp (22 mL) pine nuts, toasted
cup (75 mL) PC Black Label Gorgonzola Piccante DOP Semi-Soft Blue-Veined Cheese
pkg (80 g) PC Black Label Jamon Iberico Dry-Cured Iberico Ham
Tbsp (15 mL) PC Black Label Aged Balsamic Vinegar of Modena


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375ºF (190ºC).

Step 2

Stuff dates with pine nuts and cheese, dividing evenly. Pinch dates around filling to secure.

Step 3

Lay ham slices on flat surface; cut each piece in half lengthwise for a total of 16 strips. Place 1 date at the end of each strip; roll up. Transfer to baking sheet, seam side down.

Step 4

Bake in centre of oven for 4 to 5 minutes or until just warmed through. Remove from oven; let stand for 1 minute. Drizzle serving platter with balsamic vinegar; arrange dates on top.

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