Melanie's Twisted Healthy Reuben Sandwich

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Recipe by Melanie B.

On January 2nd, I had some left over sauerkraut (cooked with apples) from my traditional German New Years dinner and wanted to use it in a somewhat healthy we made these yummy Ruben-like sandwiches for lunch

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 slices rye bread, thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces turkey pastrami, thinly sliced
  • 14 cup red onion, cut into four thin slices
  • 8 tablespoons fat free thousand island dressing
  • 4 ounces lowfat swiss cheese
  • 1 cup sauerkraut, juice drained


  1. Spread dressing on each bread slice.
  2. Build sandwiches by layering the pastrami, sauerkraut, onion, and cheese on four of the bread slices. Top with the remaining four slices of bread.
  3. Place in a 350 degree oven for a few minutes until cheese is melted and bread is toasty.
  4. Cut in half and enjoy!

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