Reuben Sandwiches

With its toasted bread, melty cheese and tangy, Thousand Island sauce, you are sure to impress your family or guests with these delightful little leftover numbers.

| March 2007


  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 8 slices rye OR pumpernickel bread
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup Thousand Island dressing
  • 12 ounces thinly sliced cooked corned beef OR deli corned beef
  • 1-1/2 cups sauerkraut, well-drained


  1. Lightly spread butter on one side of each slice of bread.
  2. Heat a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat until it's hot. Place 2 slices of bread, butter side down, in skillet. Top each bread slice with 2 slices cheese, 1 tablespoon dressing, 3 ounces corned beef, and 1/4 of the sauerkraut. Top with another slice of bread, butter side up.
  3. Cook for 4 to 6 minutes, or until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted, turning once.
  4. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Serve with additional Thousand Island dressing. 

Yields 4 sandwiches.

More from this issue:

More from Capper's Farmer:

mother earth news fair 2018 schedule


Next: September 14-16, 2018
Seven Springs, PA

Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some!