Reuben

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Perhaps invented in Omaha, but made famous in the delicatessens of the Lower East Side of Manhattan, this combination of corned beef, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing perfectly balances salty and tangy flavors. Serve with a garlic pickle spear.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 4 slices rye bread
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • 8 oz. thinly sliced corned beef brisket
  • ½ cup drained sauerkraut
  • ¼ cup Russian or Thousand Island dressing

Directions

  • Butter one side of each slice of bread.
  • For each sandwich, layer one slice of bread, butter side out, with cheese, corned beef, sauerkraut, dressing, and another slice of bread, butter side out.
  • Grill sandwich in a skillet or on a griddle over medium heat until toasted.
  • Cut in half and serve warm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 4 slices rye bread
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • 8 oz. thinly sliced corned beef brisket
  • ½ cup drained sauerkraut
  • ¼ cup Russian or Thousand Island dressing

Directions

  • Butter one side of each slice of bread.
  • For each sandwich, layer one slice of bread, butter side out, with cheese, corned beef, sauerkraut, dressing, and another slice of bread, butter side out.
  • Grill sandwich in a skillet or on a griddle over medium heat until toasted.
  • Cut in half and serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories620
Total Fat36g
Saturated Fat16g
Cholesterol130mg
Sodium2090mg
Total Carbohydrate43g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars9g
Protein36g