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Turkish-style stuffed apricots
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5 from 5 votes

Turkish-style stuffed apricots

These stuffed apricots are incredibly easy to make and make a wonderful bite-sized appetizer/light dessert.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer/Starter, Dessert
Cuisine: Turkish
Servings: 6 (approx 2 apricots per serving)
Calories: 53kcal
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Ingredients

  • 3 oz dried apricots 85g
  • ¾ cup water 180ml
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup Sahale Naturally Pomegranate Flavored Pistachio Glazed Mix 4tbsp, approx (if unavailable, use shelled pistachios)

Instructions

  • Soak the apricots in the water overnight. 
  • The next day, put the apricots and their soaking water in a small pan along with the sugar. Bring to a simmer and simmer approx 10 minutes so that the sugar is dissolved and the syrup thickens slightly. Remove from the heat and leave to cool. Note that to here can be done ahead of time.
  • Put approximately 1tsp of yogurt in the opening of each apricot and then press a glazed pistachio or almond into the yogurt. Repeat with the rest of the apricots and serve with a little more of the glazed nuts and fruit on the side for decoration. 

Nutrition

Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 510IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.4mg