Rachel Sandwich

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Alan in SW Florida

Sister sandwich to the Reuben.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 slices rye bread
  • 2 tablespoons thousand island dressing (or to taste)
  • 14 lb thinly sliced pastrami
  • 2 slices swiss cheese (use a good quality)
  • 13 cup Coleslaw
  • butter, at room temperature


  1. Spread two slices of the rye bread lightly with the Thousand Island dressing (Russian salad dressing may be substituted.).
  2. Top one slice of bread with a slice of Swiss cheese.
  3. Put a layer of coleslaw over the cheese, then top with the sliced Pastrami, and then the other slice of Swiss cheese.
  4. Top with the second slice of rye bread, dressing side down.
  5. Butter the rye bread on the outside with the soft butter, and grill the sandwich in a skillet until both sides are golden brown and the cheese is melted.
  6. Remove from skillet, cut in half and serve.

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