Prunes, Dried Pitted
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Dried Pitted Prunes by OliveNation taste deliciously sweet. Soft and chewy, satisfy your sweet tooth with the dried fruits, which are also known as dried plums. Celebrated for their fiber content, enjoy dried pitted prunes on their own or in desserts and savory dishes. Some bakers successfully replace half the fat in chocolate cake and brownie recipes with prune puree. Also known as dried plums, the ways for enjoying dried pitted prunes are endless.
Suggestions cooking and baking with Dried Pitted Prunes:
- Simmer dried pitted prunes in red wine to make a sauce for roasted chicken, pork, or duck.
- Bake banana prune bread or muffins.
- Make prune and nut cookies.
- Use prune puree to bind homemade granola bars.
- Use pureed prunes in a filling for breakfast bars.
- Chop dried pitted prunes and toss in rice, couscous, and quinoa dishes for a sweet element.
- Top sweet potato or butternut squash casserole with chopped dried pitted prunes.
- Make prune and grilled cheese sandwiches for a twist on the classic lunch.
How to make prune puree to replace some of the fat in recipes: Combine 3 tablespoons of hot water with 1/2 cup of dried pitted prunes in a food processor and process until smooth.
Quick and Delicious Prune and Prosciutto/Pancetta Appetizer: Wrap dried pitted prunes in strips of thin-sliced prosciutto or pancetta. Roast in a pre-heated 400F oven for 10 to 15 minutes. You’ll know they’re done when the meat looks crispy.
So good ! Each time I eat one , it brings back memories of my Grandma , who loves them too .