Classic Reuben Sandwich
Classic Reuben Sandwich
Classic Reuben Sandwich

Classic Reuben Sandwich


March 15, 2017

A classic Reuben sandwich is a restaurant favourite sandwich that can be easily made at home. Perfect for parties or weekend get-togethers. These sandwiches are great to feed a crowd.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: Makes 4 sandwiches


2 tbsp butter

8 slices light rye bread

1/2 cup Thousand Island dressing

8 thin slices prepared corn beef (see tip for cooking video)

1 cup sauerkraut, well-drained

4 slices Swiss cheese

Dill pickles, optional


Preheat a large skillet on MEDIUM heat.

Lightly butter one side of bread slices. Spread non-buttered sides with Thousand Island dressing.

On 4 bread slices, layer a few slices corned beef, 1/4 cup sauerkraut and 1 slice Swiss cheese. Top with remaining bread slices, buttered sides out.

Cook until the bread is crisp and golden brown, about 4 minutes. Flip and cook the other side is golden brown, the cheese is melted, and the sandwich is warmed through. Serve hot with pickles.

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