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


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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


  • 1In a small dry skillet toast caraway seen on medium high, about 1 minute. Add to a large mixing bowl
  • 2Add mayonnaise, pickle and ketchup, mix until well combined.
  • 3Add coleslaw mix, Swiss cheese, pastrami and sauerkraut. Mix with a large spoon until all ingredients are well incorporated. Cover and refrigerate.
  • 4Preheat oven to 325'
  • 5Brush 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.
  • 6Serve 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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