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Ground Beef Reuben Melts

Ground Beef Reuben Melts
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6
Hot lunch special! These tangy sandwiches surpass cold deli any day.
Updated April 29, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
65mg
21%
Sodium
720mg
30%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
3g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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