Reuben Sandwich Recipe

The Reuben sandwich is a classic American deli favorite that has stood the test of time. This mouthwatering sandwich features layers of tender, thinly sliced corned beef, tangy sauerkraut, creamy Swiss cheese, and a zesty Russian dressing, all sandwiched between slices of rye bread. The combination of flavors and textures in the Reuben is a true delight for the taste buds. Whether enjoyed at a bustling deli or made at home, this iconic sandwich never fails to satisfy cravings. Its timeless appeal and irresistible taste make the Reuben a must-try for sandwich lovers everywhere.

Recipe For Reuben Sandwich

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Yields: 2 servings


  • 8 slices of rye bread
  • 1/2 pound (225g) thinly sliced corned beef
  • 1 cup sauerkraut, drained
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup Russian dressing
  • Butter softened


  1. Preheat a griddle or a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Spread a thin layer of Russian dressing on one side of each slice of rye bread.
  3. Place a slice of Swiss cheese on the dressing side of four bread slices.
  4. Divide the corned beef evenly and place it on top of the cheese.
  5. Next, add a generous portion of sauerkraut to each sandwich.
  6. Top each sandwich with the remaining slices of bread, dressing side down.
  7. Spread a thin layer of butter on the outer side of each sandwich.
  8. Place the sandwiches on the preheated griddle or skillet and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until the bread is toasted and the cheese has melted.
  9. Remove the sandwiches from the griddle and let them cool for a minute or two.
  10. Cut the sandwiches diagonally and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 550
  • Total Fat: 28g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 95mg
  • Sodium: 1800mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 41g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Sugars: 4g
  • Protein: 33g