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crispy corned beef melts

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

You can make this a Reuben sandwich with sour kraut, but I'm not a fan of the stuff, so I use coleslaw instead.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Broil

Ingredients For crispy corned beef melts

  • 4 Tbsp
    4 tbsp. softened butter, divided
  • 8 slice
    rye bread
  • 1/4 c
    commercial thousand island dressing or sandwich spread
  • 1 lb
    thinly sliced corned beef
  • 8 slice
    swiss cheese
  • 1 c
    cole slaw

How To Make crispy corned beef melts

  • 1
    Spread 1/2 Tbsp. butter on each slice of bread. Place 4 slices of bread, butter side down on a cookie sheet.
  • 2
    Top each piece evenly with corned beef and top with 2 slices of cheese then top sandwiches with remaining bread, butter side up.
  • 3
    Broil on high until cheese melts and bread is toasted, about 4 minutes per side in my oven. Flip and toast bottom side. Remove from oven.
  • 4
    Remove bottom slice of bread, spread on thousand island dressing and cole slaw. Replace bottom slice bread, cut in half and serve.