Sweet and Saucy Ham Sandwiches

Pineapple adds tropical flavor to this tasty ham sandwich made in slow cooker.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 5 hr 15 min
  • Servings 18

Ingredients

1 1/2
pounds fully cooked smoked ham, chopped
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup Dijon mustard
1/4
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
tablespoon instant minced onion
1
can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
18
sandwich buns, split

  • 1 Mix all ingredients except buns in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
  • 3 Stir well before serving. To serve, fill each bun with about 1/4 cup ham mixture, using slotted spoon. Ham mixture will hold on Low heat setting up to 2 hours; stir occasionally.

Expert Tips

Spray the inside of the slow cooker with cooking spray just before using to keep cleanup to a minimum.

For a super-easy party menu, serve these sandwiches along with an assortment of salads from the deli and a cheesecake from the bakery.

Give these sandwiches a Hawaiian flair by threading one or two chunks of pineapple onto frilly toothpicks and inserting them into the top of each sandwich.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
890mg
890%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.