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Reuben Sandwich Recipe

Slices of delicious rye bread piled high with corned beef, cheese, and tangy sauerkraut, topped off with thousand island dressing and grilled to perfection! This Reuben sandwich recipe is simple to make and tastes amazing!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minutes or less, beef, cheese, sandwich
Servings: 2 sandwiches
Calories: 471kcal


  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 4 slices Rye bread
  • 4-6 slices deli sliced corned beef
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • ½ cup sauerkraut drained
  • ¼ cup Thousand Island dressing


  • Preheat a large skillet or griddle on medium heat.
  • Separately heat up the Corned beef and sauerkraut in the microwave until warm.
  • Butter one side of each bread slice, then spread Thousand Island dressing on the non-buttered sides.
    buttering each slice of bread for a sandwich
  • On 2 bread slices, layer 1 slice Swiss cheese, 2-3 slices of Corned beef. Add 1/8 cup sauerkraut, then top with one more slice of cheese. Cover with the remaining bread slices, buttered sides out.
    building a sandwich
  • Grill sandwiches until both sides are golden brown and serve hot.
    grilling a reuben sandwich


Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 471kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 1030mg | Potassium: 234mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 534IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 333mg | Iron: 3mg