Vegetarian Reuben Sandwiches

Dinner ready in just 20 minutes - These rye bread sandwiches are made easily in a skillet using veggies and cheese.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
cup sliced onion
8
slices (4 1/2x3 1/2 inch) rye bread
1/4
cup reduced-fat Thousand Island dressing
8
strips (2x1 inch) roasted red bell peppers (from 7-oz jar), drained
1/2
cup sauerkraut, drained, rinsed
4
slices (3/4 oz each) fat-free Swiss cheese product
Cooking spray

  • 1 Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until softened. Remove onion from skillet.
  • 2 Spread 4 bread slices with dressing. Top each slice with one-fourth of the onion, 2 strips bell pepper, 2 tablespoons sauerkraut and 1 cheese slice. Top with remaining bread slices.
  • 3 Heat same skillet over medium-low heat. Spray outsides of sandwiches with cooking spray; place sandwiches in skillet. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, turning after 2 minutes, until cheese is melted and bread is toasted.

Expert Tips

Rinse sauerkraut to eliminate some of the salt. If you have leftover sauerkraut, serve it warm or cold as a side dish or add it to a turkey sandwich.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
750mg
750%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.