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Back-to-School Sandwich on a Stick

Back-to-School Sandwich on a Stick
Back-to-School Sandwich on a Stick
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


8 whole-wheat bread slices

8 deli ham slices

4 cheddar cheese slices

4 Romaine lettuce leaves

12 grape tomatoes

4 Tbsp. low-fat mayonnaise (optional)

4 skewers


Cut crust from slices of bread.

Layer two ham slices, one cheese slice and one lettuce leaf on top of one slice of bread. If using mayonnaise, spread 1 Tbsp. on other slice of bread.  Place slices of bread together to create a sandwich. Repeat with remaining ingredients to create four sandwiches.

Cut each sandwich into quarters.

Place four sandwich squares and three tomatoes on each skewer. Alternate between sandwich and tomatoes on the skewers.

Serve immediately or place in an airtight container for lunch the next day.

Makes four servings. Each serving (without mayonnaise) has 270 calories, 11 g fat, 15 g protein, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber and 330 mg sodium.

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