Ground Beef Reuben Melts

Hot lunch special! These tangy sandwiches surpass cold deli any day.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/4
cup chopped onion (1/2 medium)
2
cloves garlic, minced
1
cup undrained sauerkraut (from 14-oz can)
6
slices dark rye bread, toasted
1/2
cup Thousand Island dressing
6
thin slices (1/2 oz each) Swiss cheese
  • 1 In 8-inch skillet, cook ground beef, onion and garlic over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked and onion is tender; drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, set oven control to broil. In 1-quart saucepan, heat sauerkraut; drain. Arrange toasted slices of bread on broiler pan.
  • 3 Stir salad dressing into beef mixture. Spoon beef mixture evenly onto bread slices. Top each with sauerkraut and Swiss cheese.
  • 4 Broil sandwiches 4 to 6 inches from heat 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Expert Tips

For a quick New York deli-style meal, serve these sandwiches with Kosher dill pickles and deli potato salad.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
720mg
720%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.