Toasted Sandwich with ham and cheese

4 Serves


1/4 cup (2 ounces) tub light cream cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
8 (1-ounce) slices whole wheat bread
4 ounces low-fat deli ham
8 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato (about 1 large)
1/4 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese


Preheat broiler.
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.

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