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Open-Faced Cucumber and Ham Sandwiches

with Tomatoes
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Open-Faced Cucumber and Ham Sandwiches

Open-Faced Cucumber and Ham Sandwiches - Super quick to make and great to pack for lunch

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Health Score:
9,7 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
Calories:
448
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

With one serving you fill up half of your daily requirement of potassium. The mineral is important for the regulation of the water balance in the cells, for the utilization of carbohydrates, the protein structure and the heart rhythm. You also get a lot of valuable fibre.

The cucumber vegetables also taste delicious with rice or potatoes. And is really ready in no time!

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie448 kcal(21 %)
Protein23 g(23 %)
Fat20 g(17 %)
Carbohydrates40 g(27 %)
Sugar added2 g(8 %)
Roughage8 g(27 %)
Vitamin A588 mg(73,500 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E3.9 mg(33 %)
Vitamin B₁0.6 mg(60 %)
Vitamin B₂0.4 mg(36 %)
Niacin8.8 mg(73 %)
Vitamin B₆0.6 mg(43 %)
Folate92 μg(31 %)
Pantothenic acid1.9 mg(32 %)
Biotin15.9 μg(35 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1 μg(33 %)
Vitamin C38 mg(40 %)
Potassium1,106 mg(28 %)
Calcium243 mg(24 %)
Magnesium145 mg(48 %)
Iron5.4 mg(36 %)
Iodine23 μg(12 %)
Zinc3.4 mg(43 %)
Saturated fatty acids6.6 g
Uric acid158 mg
Cholesterol51 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
2
large Cucumbers (each about 500 grams)
1
2 tablespoons
4 ounces
Diced ham (2% fat) (refrigerated)
1 pinch
14 ounces
crushed Tomatoes (canned)
½ bunch
4 ounces
2
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Peeler, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Can opener, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Non-stick pan

Preparation steps

1.
Open-Faced Cucumber and Ham Sandwiches preparation step 1

Peel cucumbers and cut in half lengthwise. Remove seeds with a spoon.

2.
Open-Faced Cucumber and Ham Sandwiches preparation step 2

Cut cucumber halves into 1 cm (approximately 1/2-inch) thick slices.

3.
Open-Faced Cucumber and Ham Sandwiches preparation step 3

Peel, halve and thinly slice onion.

4.
Open-Faced Cucumber and Ham Sandwiches preparation step 4

Heat olive oil in a pan and sauté the cucumber over high heat for 2-3 minutes.

5.
Open-Faced Cucumber and Ham Sandwiches preparation step 5

Add onion and ham and cook for 2 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and sugar.

6.
Open-Faced Cucumber and Ham Sandwiches preparation step 6

Add canned tomatoes. Stir to combine and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.

7.
Open-Faced Cucumber and Ham Sandwiches preparation step 7

Rinse dill, shake dry and coarsely chop.

8.
Open-Faced Cucumber and Ham Sandwiches preparation step 8

Stir cheese and dill into the vegetables and season with salt and pepper. Serve on wheat rolls.