Ham, Pear, and Arugula Sandwiches

Coarse, slightly sour pumpernickel bread is the perfect base for maple-flavored ham, fresh pear slices, and a sweet cream cheese spread. Toast the bread before assembling the sandwiches, if desired. Baby spinach may be substituted for the arugula.


4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 332
Fat 9.3 g
Satfat 3.5 g
Protein 16.4 g
Carbohydrate 48.2 g
Cholesterol 29 mg
Iron 2.6 mg
Sodium 985 mg
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fiber 6.1 g
Calcium 81 mg


1/3 cup (2.6 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
2 tablespoons mango chutney
1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
8 (1.1-ounce) slices pumpernickel bread
6 ounces thinly sliced maple-flavored ham
2 cups baby arugula
1 small ripe pear, thinly sliced


Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well. Spread cheese mixture evenly over each bread slice. Top 4 bread slices evenly with ham, arugula, and pear slices. Top with remaining bread slices, cheese-mixture side down.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2008