New York Reuben

New York Reuben

The Reuben sandwich is an American hot sandwich composed of corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing, grilled between slices of rye bread. Several variants exist.

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minute

6 large dill pickles or gherkins
1/4 cup good quality mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 cup drained sauerkraut
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
butter, for spreading
8 thick slices rye and caraway bread
250 g thinly sliced corned beef or silverside
4 thick slices of cheddar or Tasmanian Heritage St Claire


[1] Finely dice 2 pickles and combine with mayonnaise,  mustard and sauerkraut, season to taste.

[2] Lightly butter bread on both sides and sandwich  with sauerkraut, beef and cheese.

[3] Grill in a sandwich press until golden and warm and  serve with remaining pickles.