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stuffed reuben burgers!

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Colleen Sowa
La Crosse, WI

These Burgers are so good and moist! They are topped with the same things that go on a Reuben Sandwich.... but to me... the thing that really makes this burger great... is the filling inside! We make a big batch of these up and freeze them on a baking sheet, bag them up in zipper bags, and store in the freezer... Then when we are ready to have them again... we thaw them.. fry them and top them with fresh ingredients on fresh buns. We made these for a party... and they were a big hit!

(2 ratings)
yield 8 Big Burgers!
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For stuffed reuben burgers!

  • 3 1/2 lb
    ground beef (lean)
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 4 slice
    swiss cheese pre-wrapped slices (cut into 4 squares)
  • 1 can
    (15 ounces) sauerkraut (drained and sqeezed)
  • 1 bottle
    thousand island dressing
  • 8 slice
    deli sliced swiss cheese
  • BUNS
  • 8
    pumpernickel buns, rye buns (can use white buns too)
  • use left over sauerkaut and thousand island dressing to put on top of hamburgers

How To Make stuffed reuben burgers!

  • 1
    Separate the ground beef into 16 equal size balls. Flatten the balls out into about 4 inch patties. Cut the cheese slices into 4 small squares. Put 2 squares on top of each of 8 hamberger patties. On top of the cheese, put 1 Tablespoon of sauerkaut, and then up to 1 Tablespoon of the Thousand Island Dressing.
  • 2
    Put the remaining 8 hamburger patties carefully on top of the ones with fillings. Press the patties together around the edges to create a seal.
  • 3
    Fry in a large pan on medium-high. Sprinkle each hamburger patty with some black pepper. When burgers are done, top with swiss cheese, put 1 Tbs. water in pan and put lid on pan to melt the cheese. Place on buns and use sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing to top. Serve right away!

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