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A sandwich cut in half, with meat and cheese
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Reuben Sandwich

Layers of melted Swiss cheese, flavored corned beef and salty sauerkraut all sandwiched in between golden buttery Rey bread slices.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: lunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 sandwiches
Calories: 571.4kcal
Author: Amira


  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter.
  • 8 slices of rye bread.
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese.
  • 1/2 cup Big Mac sauce or thousand island dressing.
  • 8 slices 12-16 oz sliced corned beef.
  • 1 cup sauerkraut squeezed dry and warmed in the microwave.


  • Spread 4 slices of bread each with almost 2 Tablespoons of sauce and add 1 slice of cheese on top.
  • Add two slices of corned beef then top that with another slice of cheese.
  • Place another slice of bread on top to make a total of 4 sandwiches.
  • Place a cast iron skillet over medium heat and melt 1 Tablespoon of butter, swirl to coat.
  • Cook two sandwiches until golden brown and crisp.
  • Flip the sandwiches and cook on the other side, add more butter if needed.
  • Repeat with the other two sandwiches and cook on both sides until cheese melts and bread is crisp and golden
  • Serve with additional dressing and pickles.


Nutrition facts does not include the sauce. For details about my sauce, check out my recipe here.
Nutrition Facts
Reuben Sandwich
Amount Per Serving
Calories 571.4 Calories from Fat 330
% Daily Value*
Fat 36.7g56%
Saturated Fat 20.1g126%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.4g
Cholesterol 105.4mg35%
Carbohydrates 31.4g10%
Fiber 4.9g20%
Sugar 2.6g3%
Protein 34.5g69%
Vitamin A 750IU15%
Vitamin C 7.2mg9%
Calcium 638mg64%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 571.4kcal | Carbohydrates: 31.4g | Protein: 34.5g | Fat: 36.7g | Saturated Fat: 20.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6.4g | Cholesterol: 105.4mg | Fiber: 4.9g | Sugar: 2.6g | Vitamin A: 750IU | Vitamin C: 7.2mg | Calcium: 638mg | Iron: 2.1mg