Reuben Delusion

peggy Calhoun


This recipe has become such a big request among family and friends, I thought it needed to be shared!!! I tweeked this recipe several times to perfect it into the full flavors of a Reuben sandwich. You'll be amazed with the first truly is a Champion salad!


★★★★★ 15 votes

15 Min
10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 2 tsp
    caraway seed, toasted
  • 1 c
  • 1/3 c
    chopped dill pickle
  • 1/4 c
  • 7 c
    coleslaw mix (3 color-green cabbage, carrots, red cabbage)
  • 1 c
    swiss cheese, cubed in 1/2
  • 8 oz
    deli pastrami ultra thin, chopped
  • 1 c
    sauerkraut, drained
  • 4 slice
    dark rye bread
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil

How to Make Reuben Delusion


  1. In a small dry skillet toast caraway seen on medium high, about 1 minute. Add to a large mixing bowl
  2. Add mayonnaise, pickle and ketchup, mix until well combined.
  3. Add coleslaw mix, Swiss cheese, pastrami and sauerkraut. Mix with a large spoon until all ingredients are well incorporated. Cover and refrigerate.
  4. Preheat oven to 325'
  5. Brush both sides of bread slices with olive oil. Cut bread into 1/2" cubes, place on baking sheet and toast 7-10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  6. Serve chilled and topped with rye croutons.

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About Reuben Delusion

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sides #reuben

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