Jumbo Reuben Loaf

Recipe by Manami
READY IN: 25mins




  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Preheat broiler and place rack 10"-12" from heat.
  • To very hot skillet add vegetable oil, bay leaf, garlic, cloves(if using), cabbage, cinnamon stick and nutmeg.
  • Cook, stirring frequently, 5 minutes, then add the grill seasoning and brown sugar or splenda and toss to coat.
  • Add vinegar, cook off 2 minutes then remove from heat and let stand.
  • Remove bay leaf, cloves and cinnamon stick.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cut 1' off bread acroos the whole loaf to remove top.
  • Remove the soft insides of the bread to form a bread bowl.
  • Pile half the cabbage into base of the bread.
  • Fill bread with meats and Swiss cheese,.
  • Place filled bread into the oven to melt the Swiss.
  • Top melted cheese with the remaining seared pickled cabbage.
  • Slather the top with sweet pickle mixed with chili sauce & mayonnaise, and set bread top into place.
  • The loaf will appear whole and empty to the naked eye.
  • Pack to travel or serve on cutting board.
  • Cut loaf into 6-8 sections and serve.