Ham Cheese & Spinach Sammie

From the moment my kids discovered ham -- particularly prosciutto -- there has been no looking back. Whenever we're in the grocery now, my son asks for it the second he sees it. Recently we were making ham sammies together and I let him decide what toppings would go on his. I offered up a bunch of different options, but I was shocked at what a great idea he thought spinach was. He was so right, it resulted in today's recipe. Spinach turned out to be the perfect addition, adding a sweet taste, vibrant color and a bit of extra nutrition to a brown bag sandwich that's easy to love.


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Ham Cheese & Spinach Sammie

Prep Time: 1 mins Cook Time: 0 mins

egg free

nut free


  • 4 English Muffins, split (I use whole wheat english muffins, but you can use any kind of bread you want)
  • 1/2 Cup Cheese, shredded (I prefer swiss, mozzarella, havarti, cheddar or gruyere)
  • 4 Slices Ham or Prosciutto
  • 1/3 Cup Spinach Leaves


1. Place half of each English muffin on a plate and top with some cheese, a piece of ham, a few leaves of spinach another sprinkle of cheese and the other english muffin half.
2. Place in a sauté pan over medium heat and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted (feel free to use a bit of butter or oil in the pan, but it’s not necessary).
3. Serve.
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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.