Southern Reuben Melts

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by SarahBeth

I found this on Southern Living's website, and I could not resist posting it here.

Top Review by Andi of Longmeadow

Terrific lunchtime wonder! Had everything on hand, the only slight difference is, I used Tabasco in place of the red pepper, (was out of red pepper) 2 dashes. The dressing itself is divine! The whole sandwich is so wonderful, and so delicious, make more while you're at it. Everyone will want to another (half) so expect to make it. Perfect technique in browning the bottom of the sandwich. Made for *Everyday is a Holiday* Decembre 2009

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 236.59 ml mayonnaise
  • 59.14 ml ketchup
  • 14.79-29.58 ml sweet pickle relish
  • 0.59 ml ground red pepper
  • 709.77 ml coleslaw mix
  • 8 rye bread, slices
  • 170.09 g packageswiss cheese slices
  • 340.19 g thinly sliced ham
  • butter-flavored cooking spray


  1. Stir together first 4 ingredients.
  2. Stir together coleslaw mix and 1/2 cup mayonnaise mixture.
  3. Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture evenly on 1 side of each bread slice; top 4 slices evenly with cheese, ham, and coleslaw mixture. Top with remaining bread slices.
  4. Place sandwiches on a baking sheet coated with butter-flavored cooking spray. Coat bottom of another baking sheet with cooking spray, and place, coated-side down, on sandwiches.
  5. Bake at 375° for 10 to 15 minutes or until bread is golden and cheese melts.

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