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Breakfast on the Run

English muffin with mixture on a plate.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons apple butter

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard

  • 3 whole-wheat English muffins, split and lightly toasted

  • 6 1/2-ounce slices low-fat cracked black pepper ham, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons minced green onion (scallion) tops

  • 3 ounces¬†low-fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

In a small bowl, combine apple butter and mustard. Spread 1 tablespoon mixture on each muffin half. In another small bowl, combine ham, onion, and cheese. Spread each muffin half with this mixture. Broil until topping is bubbly. (Both mixtures may be prepared in advance and stored separately for a quick breakfast.)

 

Serves six

Each serving contains about 137 calories, 10 g protein, 3 g fat (20 percent calories from fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 19 g carbohydrates, 2.5 g fiber, and 400 mg sodium.