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Hawaiian Ham Salad Pockets Recipe

Looking for a great way to use up leftover ham? Try these simple, low-fat sandwiches. “Pineapple and mustard are traditional flavors with baked ham, and they work well in these sandwiches,” says Mitzi Sentiff of Annapolis, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened pineapple tidbits
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon honey mustard
  • 4 pita pocket halves
  • 4 lettuce leaves

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the ham, pineapple and carrot. Stir in the mayonnaise and mustard until blended. Line each pita half with a lettuce leaf; fill with ham salad. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 filled pita half equals 194 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 945 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat.