This quick and tasty ham and cheese toasted sandwich packs nutrition for breakfast or lunch. For Nunes, this would equal two ounces whole grains, one ounce meat, about 70 discretionary calories (from the cream cheese and cheddar cheese), and about 1/3 cup of her dairy servings.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2006

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Jan Smith

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler.

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  • Combine first 4 ingredients in small bowl; stir well.

  • Spread about 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture over each of 4 bread slices. Top each with 1 ounce ham, 2 tomato slices, and 1 tablespoon cheddar cheese. Place sandwich halves and remaining 4 slices bread on a baking sheet. Broil 2 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is lightly browned. Top each sandwich half with remaining bread slice. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

246 calories; calories from fat 31%; fat 8.6g; saturated fat 4.3g; mono fat 2.8g; poly fat 1.1g; protein 16g; carbohydrates 28.6g; fiber 4.2g; cholesterol 25mg; iron 2.4mg; sodium 859mg; calcium 174mg.