The Ultimate Reuben

By Mr. Food

The Ultimate Reuben

Ingredients

Even if you’ve had a great Reuben Sandwich before, we urge you to try our version of The Ultimate Reuben...as it’s truly a cut above the rest. Whether you cook it in a slow cooker or on the stovetop, this scrumptious open-face sandwich will have all eyes smiling, Irish or not!

Serves: 6

Cooking Time: 1 min 

  • 1 (3- to 4-pound) corned beef, cooked according to package directions (See Note)
  • 6 slices potato or rye bread
  • 3/4 cup Russian dressing, divided
  • 1 (27-ounce) can sauerkraut, well drained
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to broil.
  2. While corned beef is still warm, slice thickly across grain.
  3. Place bread on a baking sheet and evenly spread each slice with half of Russian dressing. Evenly top each with sauerkraut, corned beef, remaining Russian dressing, and a slice of Swiss cheese.
  4. Broil 1 to 2 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately.
Notes
  • For easy instructions on how to cook corned beef in a pressure cooker, click here.
  • If you don't have a pressure cooker, you can cook your corned beef in a soup pot with enough water to cover, simmering for about 1 hour per pound or until tender. 
  • We just can't imagine eating a delicious deli sandwich without pickles! Try making our easy, crunchy Simple Homemade Pickles.

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