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Western Ham Sandwich - A great idea for leftover ham!

Ham Roast SlicedThe next time the family shouts "Are we having leftover ham again?"  Surprise them with this quick and easy Western Ham Sandwich served in a pita pocket.

Western Ham Sandwich - Makes 4 

  • ½ cup cooked ham, minced
  • ½ cup yellow onion, minced
  • ½ cup sweet green pepper, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • ½ cup black beans, cooked
  • ½ cup red beans, cooked
  • 1 tsp. Redi-Base GF Ham Base or RC NM Ham Base
  • 2 Tbsp. dijon mustard
  • pinch of black pepper
  • 4 sandwich pita pockets
  • Directions: Heat butter or margarine in skillet. Add onion, green pepper, and Redi-Base. Sauté one minute. Add ham, black and red beans, mustard, and black pepper. Sauté until heated thoroughly. Divide between the pita pockets.
  • Add a little western style dressing for an extra kick.
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. chives
  • 2 Tbsp. hot sauce
  • 1 tsp. Redi-Base GF Vegetable Base or RC NM Golden Vegetable Base
  • Directions: Mix all ingredients in a small bowl and add a little on the top of each sandwich.
  • More ideas for using leftover ham
  • Add diced ham to any recipe for scalloped potatoes.
  • Add diced ham to a rice pilaf.
  • Add diced ham to soups like Corn Chowder or Navy Bean Soup.