Thursday, April 27, 2017

Rueben Sandwich

I followed the recipe pretty closely but used some reviewers suggestions. I drained the sauerkraut but didn't rinse it, because we like the tangy taste of the sauerkraut.

I made the sandwich above

I buttered rye bread slices on one side and spread Thousand Island dressing on the other side. On the dressing side I placed a slice of Swiss cheese, sliced Pastrami from the deli and then topped with sauerkraut. I cooked them on my home skillet until the cheese was melted and the bread was nice and toasted. They were delicious! I only gave the four star rating because the sauerkraut in the middle wasn't very warm. Next time I make these I will warm the sauerkraut in the microwave first and maybe add another slice of Swiss too! If you like Reuben sandwiches you will love this one!

6 tablespoons Thousand Island Dressing
12 slices rye bread
6 slices (1 oz each) Swiss cheese
1 can (16 oz) sauerkraut, drained
¾ lb thinly sliced cooked corned beef
¼ cup butter or margarine, softened

Spread 1 tablespoon Thousand Island Dressing over each of 6 slices bread. Top with cheese, sauerkraut and corned beef. Top with remaining bread slices.

Spread 1 teaspoon butter over each top slice of bread. Place sandwiches, butter sides down, in skillet. Spread remaining butter over top slices of bread. Cook uncovered over low heat about 10 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Turn; cook about 8 minutes longer or until bottoms are golden brown and cheese is melted.