Open-Faced Reuben

READY IN: 8mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    slice dark rye pumpernickel bread
  • 1
    tablespoon soft butter
  • 14
    lb shaved pastrami or 1/4 lb corned beef
  • 2 -3
    ounces sauerkraut, drained
  • thousand island dressing (use any amount desired) or Russian salad dressing (use any amount desired)
  • 2
    slices swiss cheese (can use mozzarealla but Swiss is better)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Toast the bread in a toaster until lightly golden brown, then spread butter over one side.
  • Pile the meat on top of the bread, then the sauerkraut on top of the meat.
  • Drizzle the dressing generously over the sauerkraut allowing some to spill over the sides of the sandwich.
  • Place the cheese slices completely over the top (the cheese should melt over the sides of the sandwich).
  • Set oven to broiler heat.
  • Broil for about 2-4 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
  • Serve warm with more dressing if desired.
  • Serve sandwich on a plate with knife and fork.
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