Easy Recipes - 10 Minutes to the Table
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10 Minutes to the Table
We live in a fast paced world today and a quick lunch recipe is easy, plus also tasty. These two recipes take 10 minutes to put on the table and are appropriate for lunch or dinner. They are healthy recipes, as well as, being big on flavor. If desired, add a few pretzels or baked chips on the side to complete the meal
Of course, there is a huge variety of sandwiches to choose from, but this one has the added advantage of having fresh vegetables, i.e. cucumbers, red onions, and spinach. It adds a great nutritional value and the sandwich is nice and crunchy with a lot of flavor. The spiciness of Dijon mustard also sets off the flavor of the ham and cheese. The addition of the crunchiness of the Ramen cabbage coleslaw salad is a nice addition to this type of sandwich.
Sandwich and Slaw
Ham and Cheese Sandwich Ratings
Red Onion Slice
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 8 slices rye bread
- 12 fresh spinach leaves
- 4 thin slices red onion
- 12 slices fully cooked ham
- 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard
- 8 slices cheddar cheese
Cheddar Cheese Slices
- Spread butter on one side of bread.
- On half of the slices, layer spinach, cucumber, onion, ham, mustard and cheese.
- Top with remaining bread.
|Serving size: 1 sandwich|
|Calories from Fat||324|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 36 g||55%|
|Saturated fat 21 g||105%|
|Carbohydrates 38 g||13%|
|Fiber 5 g||20%|
|Protein 36 g||72%|
|Cholesterol 120 mg||40%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|
10 Minute Whole Foods Lunch: Bean & Veggie Healthy Quesadillas
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1 package (3 ounces) beef· flavored ramen noodles
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1 package (16 ounces) shredded coleslaw mix
- 1 package (5 ounces) sliced almonds
In a small pan, heat oil. Stir in contents of noodle seasoning packet and garlic salt.
Cook 3-4 minutes or until blended.
Meanwhile, crush noodles and put in bowl.
Add coleslaw mix and almonds
Drizzle with oil mixture and toss to coat.
Yield: 6-8 servings.
It is hard to beat these easy recipes with a short preparation time and an interesting taste. The variety of vegetables, along with the ham and cheese make a filling and satisfying and healthy meal. In the hot weather this type of meal is great because it is not too heavy. This quick recipe is something I love, as I don't always have time or the desire to cook those big complicated meals.
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