Open-Faced Reuben

Cuisinart original

                             Cuisinart’s take on this deli favorite.


Makes 2 sandwiches


2          slices rye bread

2          tablespoons Russian dressing

½         cup sauerkraut

4          ounces very thinly sliced corned beef

3          ounces sliced Swiss cheese (about 4 slices)

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per sandwich:

Calories: 456 (56% from fat) • carb. 24g • pro. 25g fat 28g • sat. fat 12g • chol. 94mg • sod. 1562mg calc. 410mg • fiber 4g


1. Preheat the Cuisinart® Oven Central®, fitted with the baking pan and roast/steam rack, to 450ºF.

2. Prepare sandwiches: place slices of bread on a work surface. Spread each slice with 1 tablespoon of dressing. Top each evenly with sauerkraut, beef and Swiss.

3. Place sandwiches on the rack of the preheated unit. Close and let cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until cheese is fully melted and ingredients are warmed through.

4. Serve immediately with crisp pickles.

Note: If using the TOB-260 model, you can double the recipe. Also, place broiling pan on rack in position 2 on Sandwich mode at 400ºF for 10 minutes. 

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