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Tomato & Ham Breakfast Melt

The EatingWell Diet (2007)

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We seek out thin sliced bread for this easy breakfast because it has less calories than regular bread. Several national brands distribute “thin” varieties. Otherwise buy a whole loaf and use a bread knife to carefully slice it.


Tomato & Ham Breakfast Melt Recipe

Makes: 1 serving

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Ingredients

  • 2 slices thin multigrain bread, toasted
  • 4 thin slices tomato
  • 4 thin slices ham
  • 2 slices reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

Preparation

  1. Top toasted bread with tomato, ham and cheese. Toast in a toaster oven or under the broiler until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition

Per serving: 298 calories; 9 g fat (4 g sat, 3 g mono); 48 mg cholesterol; 25 g carbohydrates; 31 g protein; 7 g fiber; 1124 mg sodium; 521 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (30% daily value), Selenium (25% dv), Zinc (24% dv), Vitamin C (20% dv), Magnesium (17% dv), Iron & Vitamin A (15% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 4 lean meat



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Recipe Categories

Servings
1
Main Ingredient
Pork
Preparation/ Technique
Broil
Meal/Course
Breakfast
Type of Dish
Main dish, meat
Sandwich
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less

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