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Reuben Sandwich

BEST Reuben Sandwich

A Mothers Shadow
It’s an excellent choice in sandwich to take on an outing, a picnic, or to make ahead for a busy day because it’s a crowd- pleaser, and is a must in your regular meal rotation.
Prep Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Serving Plate


  • 2 slices Rye Bread or Marble Rye Bread
  • Cooked Corned Beef, Deli Sliced Corned Beef, or Pastrami (click HERE for my recipe to cook it yourself, just stop before adding in the potatoes, cabbage, etc.)

Homemade Broccoli Slaw

  • 1/3 cup Real Mayonnaise (can use Miracle Whip, but it tends to overpower it with sweetness)
  • 1/8 tsp celery seed
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp Emerill Original Seasoning
  • 3 tsp seasoned rice vinegar (vinegar with sugar added)
  • 12 oz Broccoli Slaw
  • 5-6 Green Onions sliced thin

Homemade Thousand Island Dressing

  • 1 cup Real Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Chili Sauce
  • 1 Tbl. minced yellow onion
  • 1 Tbl. minced dill pickle
  • 1 Tbl. minced celery
  • 1 Tbl. sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • Salt to taste


Directions for Homemade Broccoli Slaw

  • In a large bowl, combine the broccoli slaw, sliced onions and dressing.
  • Mix the dressing into the broccoli slaw then Serve.
  • Keep any leftovers in the refrigerator, use within 2 days.
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Directions for Homemade Thousand Island Dressing

  • In a bowl combine all the ingredients and mix well.
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  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to marry.
  • Best if used within 24 hours.
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Directions for assembling the Rueben Sandwich

  • Place a piece of bread on plate.
  • Generously place cooked corn beef
  • Spoon mixed slaw liberally over meat
  • Pour dressing over slaw
  • Top with another slice of bread
Keyword Main Dish, Sandwich
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