Ham, Pineapple and Cheese Sandwich

Delicious Sandwiches Without the Guilt

GMA Recipes Lunch
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Sandwiches like the Reuben, the Dagwood and the Philly cheesesteak are staples of a guy diet. After all, what goes better with a cold beer and the baseball game?

But these machismo-laden meals don't come cheap. Consider those sandwich favorites to be are pit stops on the road to a beer belly, or worse, obesity.

Even single-decker sandwiches can pack as much as 25 grams of fat, accounting for 50 percent of their total calories. It's not the cold cuts that make a sandwich fatty. It's the cheeses, sauces, and bacon strips that often get added to these lean meats.

As Good Morning America continues its Summer Weight Loss Challenge, through a partnership with Men's Health magazine, we took a look at how to make classic sandwiches healthy by adding flavorful, and healthy, ingredients.

Ham, Pineapple and Cheese Sandwich


  • 1 kaiser roll
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 leaf lettuce
  • 1 slice reduced-fat Swiss cheese
  • 2 slices ham lunch meat
  • 2 rings canned pineapple, drained
  • Cooking Directions

    Slice the roll in half. Spread mustard on the bottom half, and top with the lettuce, cheese, ham and pineapple.

    Per sandwich: 382 calories, 24 grams protein, 42 grams carbohydrates, 13 grams total fat, 2 grams fiber.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: pineapple, swiss, ham

    Course: Lunch

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