Classic Reuben Sandwich

Classic Reuben Sandwich

This classic Reuben sandwich is made with rye bread, corned beef, sauerkraut, Thousand Island dressing, and Swiss cheese. Variations are included.
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  • Serves: 1 person



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Spread both slices of rye bread lightly with Thousand Island dressing.
  3. Step 3

    Place a layer of sauerkraut over one slice, then top with the corned beef then Swiss cheese. Top with the second slice of bread, dressing side down.
  4. Step 4

    Butter the outside of the Reuben sandwich lightly with softened butter (or margarine) and fry the sandwich on a hot griddle or grill over medium heat, turning to brown both sides evenly.