Yield
4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Thin bagels are perfect for smaller appetites and are easier to eat as part of a sandwich. Make a complete lunch or breakfast meal by pairing this sandwich with baby carrots or orange sections and a cup of low-fat milk to meet over half of most kids' daily calcium needs.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat broiler.

Step 2

Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl.

Step 3

Spread about 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture over cut sides of each bagel. Layer 1 ounce ham and 2 tablespoons cheddar cheese over cream cheese on bagel bottoms. Place on a baking sheet. Broil 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Remove from oven, and top with lettuce leaves; cover with bagel tops. Serve immediately.

Step 4

 

Step 5

Young Chefs can:

Step 6

Pull four lettuce leaves off head of lettuce

Step 7

Layer ham, and sprinkle cheese

Step 8

 

Step 9

Older Chefs can:

Step 10

Spread cream cheese mixture on bagels

Step 11

Top sandwich with lettuce and bagel top

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