Deli Meat Lunches

Deli-Meat Make-overs
Servings: 1 Start to Finish 10 mins

Make It

Ham & Pear Sandwiches:

1. In a small bowl stir together 1/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt, 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill, and a dash of salt. Use to spread over 1 slice of whole grain bread (chill any leftover yogurt mixture). Top with 1 to 2 ounces thinly sliced ham and thin pear slices. Top with 1 slice of white bread. Cut in half to serve and flip one half for a "zebra" sandwich.

2. Nutrition analysis per serving: 182 calories, 12 g protein, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 6 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 2% Vitamin C, 603 mg sodium, 11% calcium, 11% iron

Turkey Sandwiches with Pumpkin Cream Cheese:

3. In a small bowl stir together 1/4 cup light tub cream cheese, 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin, and 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Use to spread over the bottom of a small split roll (chill any leftover cream cheese mixture). Top with 1 tablespoon dried cranberries, 1 butter lettuce leaf, 1 to 2 ounces thinly sliced turkey, and roll top.

4. Nutrition analysis per serving: 190 calories, 8 g protein, 27 g carbohydrate, 6 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 13 g total sugar, 24% Vitamin A, 11% Vitamin C, 367 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 5% iron

Rotisserie Chicken Pitas with Strawberries and Spinach:

5. Spread a whole grain pita pocket half with honey mustard and fill with 1/4 cup baby spinach leaves, 2 tablespoons sliced strawberries, and 1 to 2 ounces rotisserie chicken, shredded into bite-size pieces.

6. Nutrition analysis per serving: 152 calories, 11 g protein, 20 g carbohydrate, 3 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 2 g total sugar, 23% Vitamin A, 24% Vitamin C, 300 mg sodium, 26 mg calcium, 2 mg iron

Roast Beef Lettuce Wraps:

7. Spread a lettuce leaf with 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce and top with 1 to 2 ounces thinly sliced roast beef and 1 tablespoon shredded carrots. Roll up.

8. Nutrition analysis per serving: 44 calories, 5 g protein, 3 g carbohydrate, 1g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 2 g total sugar, 1% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 461 mg sodium, 3 mg calcium, 1 mg iron

Pizza Sandwiches:

9. On the bottom of a toasted whole-grain English muffin layer 2 slices thinly sliced salami, 1 to 2 slices tomato, and 1 slice part-skim mozzarella cheese. Add muffin top.

10. Nutrition analysis per serving: 170 calories, 10 g protein, 28 g carbohydrate 6 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 9 g fiber, 2 g total sugar, 8% Vitamin A, 10% Vitamin C, 367 mg sodium, 32% calcium, 7% iron