Open-Faced Reuben

Open-Faced Reuben


A homemade version of the deli favorite. We also provide you with a very simple recipe for a quick Russian dressing.

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


  • 2 slices rye bread
  • 2 tablespoons Russian dressing
  • ½ cup sauerkraut, drained
  • 4 ounces very thinly sliced corned beef(or you may substitute pastrami if you prefer)
  • 3 ounces sliced Swiss cheese (about 4 slices)


  1. 1.Preheat the Toaster Oven set to Bake at 400°F with the rack in position B for 5 minutes.* Line the baking tray with foil, if desired, and fit oven with the broiling rack. (If using the TOB-100 model, preheat to Sandwich at 400°F with teh rack in position C for 10 minutes.)
  2. 2.While oven is heating, lay both pieces of bread on the assembled tray.
  3. 3.Spread the Russian dressing evenly on the tops of both slices, and then evenly distribute the remaining ingredients, in the order listed.
  4. 4.Put the sandwiches into the oven and cook on Bake for 5 minutes (if using the TOB-100 this should be done on "Sandwich" for 10 minutes only). Switch to Broil and cook for an additional 2 minutes, or until the cheese is fully melted.
  5. 5.Serve immediately.