Tomato & Ham Breakfast Melt

Tomato & Ham Breakfast Melt

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.

From EatingWell: The EatingWell Diet (2007)
Yield: 1 serving
Active Time: 15
Total Time: 15


  1. 2 slices thin multigrain bread, toasted
  2. 4 thin slices tomato
  3. 4 thin slices ham
  4. 2 slices reduced-fat Cheddar cheese


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).

1 Carbohydrate Serving

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