convert date variable to text for use in EXEC statement

I'm trying to pass a variable to a stored procedure and return a recordset from the SP.  I started with:

Declare @FromDate as Date
Set @FromDate = '2015-07-01'
EXEC df_MyStoredProcedure @FromDate

Which works just fine.  But the stored procedure returns a recordset, which I want to stuff into a temporary table, so I migrated to:

CREATE Table #MergeTemp(
[MergeAction] [nvarchar] (10) not null,
[RecCount] [int] not null
)
GO

Declare @FromDate as Date
Set @FromDate = '2015-07-01'
INSERT INTO #MergeTemp EXEC('exec df_MyStoredProcedure @FromDate')

But this obviously doesn't work, because @FromDate is no longer considered a value.  How do I modify this EXEC statement to pass the actual date value to the EXEC command?
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Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCAsked:
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Data DudeCommented:
Did you try this?
INSERT INTO #MergeTemp 
exec df_MyStoredProcedure @FromDate

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>But this obviously doesn't work, because @FromDate is no longer considered a value.
The GO statement is not necessary here, and since it executes everything up to that point as a batch and then releases from memory, any variable declared above the GO such as @FromDate will no longer be in memory after the GO.

And in your T-SQL @FromDate is within the single quotes, so it's passing the text '@FromDate' instead of whatever the variable value is, so maybe give this a whirl..
Declare @sql nvarchar(4000) 
SELECT @sql = 'INSERT INTO #MergeTemp  exec df_MyStoredProcedure ''' + CONVERT(varchar, getdate(), 112) + ''''
sp_executesql @sql

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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Data DudeCommented:
The above comment has been updated a couple of times after original submission.
Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCAuthor Commented:
Jim,

Thanks for the prompt reply.  First solution worked great, but good to know the second as well.

Dale
Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Data DudeCommented:
Thanks for the grade Dale.  Good luck with your project.  -Jim
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