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Reuben Sandwich I

"I make this Reuben for my husband...hope you will enjoy it. Serve with coleslaw or potato salad."
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25 m servings 793 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 sandwiches)


  • Calories:
  • 793 kcal
  • 40%
  • Fat:
  • 51.7 g
  • 80%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.2g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 34.2 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 107 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 2447 mg
  • 98%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Spread each slice of bread with thousand island dressing. Top 4 of the bread slices with sauerkraut, cheese and pastrami. Place remaining bread slices on sandwich. Spread margarine on the outsides of each sandwich.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Grill until browned, then turn and grill until heated through, and cheese is melted.

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  1. 139 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This is actually called a "Rachel". I worked at a deli for years and a Reuben is made with corn beef, a Rachel with pastrami. But this is the traditional way to make it!

Most helpful critical review

Fairly easy.......but nothing special....

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This is actually called a "Rachel". I worked at a deli for years and a Reuben is made with corn beef, a Rachel with pastrami. But this is the traditional way to make it!

i've avoided reubens for one main reason -- sauerkraut. we thought we'd try this recipe out, despite my reservations! this sandwich is really good and extremely quick. i tasted the sauerkraut fi...

I had all the ingredients ready when my husband got home from work and let him make these since he is the griddle & grill master--he did an amazing job, and the sandwiches were excellent. He hea...

Quick to make and not the same old same old corned beef flavor. I did however bake it and not fry it because my family likes the cheese really melted. I toasted via the oven all the bread slic...

I prefer using sauerkraut from the bag rather than the can. I also like to cook my kraut first, adding chopped onion, caraway seeds and crispy fried bacon. Once that was done I proceeded with th...

An excellent sandwich. As other reviewers have reported, it's quick and easy to put together. My family loved these. Three thoughts: 1) In trying to figure out what might have been different...

Thanks for a quick, easy and delicious recipe. I used thinly sliced smoked turkey breast instead of pastrami, and low fat thousand island to make it a little lighter, and it was fantastic!

This was soooo easy and soooo good!

Wow! Great Sandwich! I made this because my husband likes them, I had never tasted one. I Love Them! Thanks for the recipe.