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Ham, Sliced Pear & Swiss Sandwich

The pear adds flavor, texture, and fiber to this traditional ham-and-Swiss sandwich.

Resistant Starch: 2.6g

Health AUGUST 2010

  • Yield: 1 serving (serving size: 1 sandwich and 1 pear)
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Total:10 Minutes


  • 1 tablespoon plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried dill
  • 2 slices pumpernickel bread
  • 1 (1-ounce) slice lean ham
  • 1 small pear, thinly sliced
  • 1 (1-ounce) slice low-sodium Swiss cheese


1. Combine yogurt and dill in a small bowl; stir until blended.

2. Spread yogurt mixture on 1 slice of bread. Top with ham, half of the pear slices, cheese, and remaining bread slice. Slice in half using a sharp knife. Serve with remaining pear slices on the side.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 410
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 22g
  • Carbohydrate: 55g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 43mg
  • Sodium: 710mg

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