Grilled ReubenCuisinart Original Recipe
A homemade version of the deli favorite. We also provide you with a very simple recipe for a quick Russian dressing."
4 slices rye bread
2 teaspoons olive oil or unsalted butter, softened
4 teaspoons Russian* or Thousand Island dressing
4 ounces corned beef, thinly sliced
½ cup sauerkraut, well drained
1 ounce Swiss cheese (about 2 slices)
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1 . Preheat grill in the closed position.
2 . Brush one side of each slice of bread with the oil . Lay 2 slices of bread on a work surface, oiled side down. Spread 1 teaspoon of Russian dressing on the inside of each slice and the sandwiches in this order: corned beef, sauerkraut and Swiss, evenly dividing the ingredients between the sandwiches. Top with remaining bread, oiled side up.
3 . Place sandwiches on the bottom grill plate and close, applying medium pressure to the handle for 30 seconds. Grill panini for 4 to 6 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bread is nicely toasted.
4 . Allow to rest for about 2 minutes . Cut in half on the diagonal and serve warm.
*For a simple Russian dressing, put the following in a small bowl and stir until fully combined: 1⁄3 cup mayonnaise; 2½ tablespoons ketchup; 2 tablespoons relish; salt and pepper to taste.
ServingsMakes 2 panini
Nutritional information per panini:
Calories 442 (38% from fat) • carb. 31g • pro. 15g
• fat 13g • sat. fat 4g • chol. 22mg • sod. 780mg
• calc. 108mg • fiber 2g
This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
Griddler® Grill & Panini Press