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doi: 10.1097/01.HEARTI.0000429710.07817.26
Departments: The Hungry Heart: Mother's Day Meals

Heart-Healthy Meals for Mom: Skillet Ham Hash

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This recipe is reprinted with permission from Favorite Family Recipes: 43 Dishes for a Healthy Soul. Copyright © 2013 by the American Heart Association. Published by Publications International, Ltd. Look for Favorite Family Recipes at ShopPower.org, while supplies last.

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Abstract

Show Mom some love this Mother's Day by making her breakfast in bed or a delicious dinner with these heart-healthy recipes.

Serves 4; 1 cup per serving

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Ingredients

2 teaspoons olive oil

1 large green bell pepper, diced

1 large red bell pepper, diced

1 medium onion, diced

½ cup diced lower-sodium, low-fat ham (about 4 ounces), all visible fat discarded

3 cups frozen fat-free southern-style diced hash brown potatoes, thawed

½ teaspoon salt-free Cajun or Creole seasoning blend

2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

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Directions

In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat, swirling to coat the bottom. Cook the bell peppers and onion for 4 to 5 minutes, or until the onion is soft and the bell pepper is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in the ham. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

Stir in the hash browns and seasoning blend. Cook without stirring for 4 minutes, or until the bottom is golden brown. Stir (the golden-brown pieces will be redistributed). Cook without stirring for 4 minutes, or until the bottom is golden brown and the mixture is heated through.

Stir in the parsley, salt, and pepper.

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Nutrients per Serving

Calories 205

Total Fat 3.5 g

Saturated Fat 0.5 g

Trans Fat 0.0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g

Monounsaturated Fat 2.0 g

Cholesterol 12 mg

Sodium 421 mg

Carbohydrates 36 g

Fiber 5 g

Sugars 6 g

Protein 9 g

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Dietary Exchanges

2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 lean meat

© 2013 by the American Heart Association

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