Classic Reuben Panini

A mouthwatering classic—corned beef piled on top of tangy sauerkraut, with Thousand Island dressing and melted Swiss cheese grilled on rye bread.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter, softened
8
slices rye bread
1/4
cup Thousand Island dressing
1
cup sauerkraut, drained, squeezed dry (from 14.5-oz can)
1/2
lb corned beef, thinly sliced
8
slices Swiss cheese
  • 1 Heat closed contact grill 5 minutes.
  • 2 Spread butter on one side of each bread slice. On unbuttered side of 1 bread slice, spread 1 tablespoon of the dressing. Top with 1/4 cup of the sauerkraut, 2 oz corned beef, 2 slices cheese and remaining bread slice, buttered side up. Repeat for remaining sandwiches.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place sandwiches on grill. Close grill; grill 5 to 6 minutes or until cheese is melted and grill marks appear. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

If you don't have a panini grill, you can “grill” these in a skillet over medium heat, approximately 3 to 4 minutes per side.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
500
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
1630mg
1630%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.