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4th of July Ham and Cheese Grill


  • 1/2 oz. blue tortilla strips
  • 1/2 oz. red tortilla strips
  • 1 piece (4 oz.) thick sliced ham
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 slices (1/2 oz. each) Cheddar cheese
  • 1 sourdough roll, horizontally cut in half, toasted
  • 1 oz. shredded romaine lettuce
  • 2 oz. ketchup
  • 1 tsp. dried chipotle pepper


  • 1. Fry tortilla strips in oil until crisp; drain. Set aside.
  • 2. Cook ham on oven proof-plate under heated salamander or broiler 1 to 2 minutes per side. Sprinkle both sides with pepper. Top with cheese. Return to salamander just until cheese is melted.
  • 3. Place lettuce on bottom half of roll. Top with ham and melted cheese. Sprinkle with fried tortilla strips.
  • 4. Cover with top of roll. Serve with combined ketchup and chipotle peppers.
  • Nutritional information per serving: Calories 820; Total Fat 24g;
  • Saturated Fat 9g; Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 71mg; Sodium 2604mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 113g; Dietary Fiber 6g; Total Sugars 17g; Protein 45g