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Top 5 Quick Lunch Ideas with Deli Meat

by The Digest

Every meal of the day is essential for everyone, as it provides energy to carry out our tasks. Most people like to think that it’s just another task that needs to be done as soon as possible.

Moreover, people are always on a lookout for new recipes that are simple yet elegant as well as nutritious at the same time. If you’re tired of eating the same old lunch, then try out some fantastic dishes given in this article.

Some of the ideas below will require you to cook your lunch meat, while other recipes such as salad and sandwich will serve fresh. Therefore, it is important to check and make sure your deli meat doesn’t go bad and throw away if it does.

Nothing can beat a nice sandwich

A cold sandwich can be ideal for many purposes, such as an outdoor picnic. It’s easy to make, and you won’t require any exotic ingredient that’s not available in your refrigerator.

Ingredients for honey ham and swiss sandwiches:-

  • 2 bread slices (multigrain bread is optional)
  • 2 swiss cheese slices
  • 2-ounce shredded honey deli ham
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 2 tomato slices
  • 1 lettuce leaf

Method of preparation:-

  • Take a slice of bread and apply mustard on a single side and repeat with the other slice.
  • Top all the ingredients on one side and cover with the other slice, mustard slice down.

Make salad recipes using deli meat

It’s never too late to start eating nutritious food. When it comes to a healthy diet, you’re wrong to believe that you have to compromise on the taste.

Ingredients for garden-fresh chef salad:

  • 3 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 3 boiled and chopped eggs
  • 1 chopped tomatoes
  • 1 ½ slice of turkey, chopped
  • 2 sliced green onions
  • 1 ½ slice of ham, chopped
  • 2 sliced baby carrots
  • ⅓ cup shredded cabbage
  • ⅓ teaspoon pepper
  • ⅓ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup salad dressing of choice

Method of preparation:

  • Take a large bowl, then mix all the veggies, turkey, and ham. Now add the spices and serve along with salad dressing.

Who doesn’t love pizza

In the food world, pizza is considered as one of the most versatile creations. You can add anything edible on a pizza base then just slap on some cheese. However, if it’s pineapple, then some people might disagree.

Ingredients for chicken cordon bleu pizza:

  • 14-ounce or 1 tube pizza crust, refrigerated
  • 1 ½ cup cooked ham, cubbed
  • ½ alfredo sauce (white sauce)
  • 10 thawed breaded chicken nuggets
  • ¼ ts garlic salt
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup shredded swiss cheese

Method of preparation:

  • Begin by preheating the oven at 425. Take a 15 by 10 inches skillet, grease it, and spread the dough on the bottom. Please cover the rim as well. Bake for 10 minutes or until light brown.
  • Apply the sauce in equal proportions and add the garlic salt. Now add all the meat and cheese. Take it out when the cheese is melted, and the crust is golden brown.

Jazz up your mac and cheese with deli meat

Mac and cheese must be on your experiment list when it comes to integrating deli meat in your culinary. Get along with the following rundown to amp up your mac and cheese.

Ingredients for chicken cordon bleu mac and cheese:-

  • 6 heated chicken breasts
  • 3 slices honey deli ham
  • 1 cup shredded cheese, gouda
  • 1 pack mac and cheese

Method for preparation:

  • Preheat the oven to 400. Take a baking dish and grease.
  • In that greased baking dish, put chicken breast and then stack up a layer of ham. Now spread mac and cheese.
  • Add the gouda cheese and bake for approx. 25 minutes.

Mixing eggs with ham: the ultimate combination

Eggs are the most beloved breakfast all around the world. Add anything to the egg batter, and you might end up liking it, maybe even pineapple.

Ingredients for ham and cheese scrambled eggs:

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • ½ chopped bell peppers
  • 1 ½ cup cubed cooked ham
  • ½ chopped onion
  • 12 large eggs
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 3 tbsp water
  • Salt and pepper, according to taste

Method for preparation:

  • Put butter in a non-stick pan till it’s sizzling and then add all the veggies. Keep stirring at regular intervals. Cook till the vegetables are crispy. Reduce the heat and add the ham to the mix. Let it cook for at least 3 minutes.
  • Take a bowl, add water and eggs, and whisk it. Top the vegetables in the pan with the egg batter. Stir regularly to let it cook evenly, through and through, for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Garnish with cheese, salt, and pepper and cover it till the cheese melts.

There are many recipes you can use deli meat in, so don’t be shy to try out new ideas and see how you like it.

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