Diabetes Recipe: BudgetFriendly Egg Ham and Spinach Sandwich
Need a quick, delicious and inexpensive meal for breakfast or dinner? Here is your answer. Eggs are a cheap, high-quality protein source and are fine to eat in moderation.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
This Recipe Serves 4
4 slices deli-style smoked ham (2 ounces total)
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cups baby spinach
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
4 teaspoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
4, 1½ -ounce whole wheat sandwich thins, toasted
- Spray a nonstick oven-proof skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Add ham slices and cook for 1 minute per side. Remove from pan and set aside.
- Add olive oil to pan and add spinach to pan, sprinkle with garlic powder and pepper. Sauté until spinach is wilted; remove from pan and set aside.
- Crack the eggs into pan; break yolk with spatula to make it run. Cook until egg starts to firm about 30-60 seconds and flip egg. Sprinkle each egg with 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese. Cook until done and top each egg with 1 ham slice and spoonful of cooked spinach. Place each egg (topped with ham and spinach) on whole-wheat sandwich thin and top with other slice of sandwich thin.
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: If you need this recipe to be gluten-free, serve on toasted whole-grain gluten-free bread.