Ruben Sandwiches

Jane Whittaker


This is not so much cooking as it is construction.
You can use either corned beef or pastrami for this whatever you like the best.
Mustard too is whatever you like.

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10 Min
15 Min


4 slice
rye bread, we like the seeded
10 small
squirts liquid butter, on one side each of the slices of bread
4 slice
swiss cheese, one for each slice of bread
4 to 5 tsp
grainey deli mustard for each slice of bread
3 to 4 oz
corned beef,or pastrami sliced very thinly so you can stack it
4 Tbsp
or more sauerkraut, to your liking
4 Tbsp
thousand island dressing


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1On one side of each slice of bread, spray liberally with the spray butter.

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2Flip bread slices over,spread with mustard, and put a slice of swiss cheese on each slice of bread.

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3Pile on your corned beef, then sauerkraut, then drizzle the Thousand Island dressing over.

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4Grill on each side until golden brown and cheese melts.

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5Great partners are dill pickles, and potato salad.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Jewish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy