Ham & Cheese Bagels
I came up with this recipe one day when I needed something quick and healthy for lunch but didn’t want to go through a lot of trouble. —Nita Graffis, Dove Creek, Colorado
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 4 teaspoons butter, softened
- 6 plain bagels, split
- 6 slices deli ham
- 6 slices cheddar cheese
- 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1 large tomato, sliced
- 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
- Spread butter over cut sides of bagels. Place buttered sides up on an
- ungreased baking sheet. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes
- or until lightly browned. Set aside bagel tops.
- On the bottom of each bagel, place a slice of ham and cheddar cheese.
- Broil 3-4 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
- Meanwhile, spread bagel tops with cream cheese; sprinkle with salt
- and pepper. Layer bottom halves with tomato and avocado. Replace
- tops. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 427 calories, 21 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 791 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 20 g protein.