Reuben Sandwich

  • 20 Minuten
  • easy
  • 4 Persons

The preparation

First prepare the 1000 Island Dressing. Mix the mayonnaise, ketchup, chopped cucumbers, shallots and cider vinegar and season with the Worcester sauce, Tabasco/ cayenne pepper, sugar, pepper and salt.


Whether you like a bit sweeter or slightly sharper - is a question of personal taste.

Ingredients: mayonnaise, ketchup, cucumber, shallots, cider vinegar, Worcester sauce, tabasco/cayenne pepper, sugar, pepper, salt


The bread

Brush the bread from on both sides with butter and toast until golden brown on both sides under the grill or in a pan. Set bread aside.

Ingredients: bread, butter


The Pastrami

Grill the Pastrami on both sides of the grill plate, add the drained sauerkraut and stir together over a low heat. After cutting the pastrami and sauerkraut mixture into the desired sandwich size, put together and cover with 2 slices of cheese.


Close the lid of the grill or cover with a pot lid or a metal bowl and melt the cheese for about two minutes.

Ingredients: Pastrami, sauerkraut, cheese


The dressing

In the meantime, spread the bread with the "1000 Island Dressing" and place it on the grill plate.

Ingredients: bread


The finish

Place the pastrami cheese package on one slice. Place 2 slices of sandwich gherkins on top of the melted cheese.


Top with the second slice and heat through at a low heat. Fix with toothpicks, slice into halves and serve immediately warm.

Ingredients: pastrami, sauerkraut, cheese, bread, gherkins,


8 slices of sourdough bread

16 slices Hengstenberg Sandwich gherkins

4 tbsp butter

200g pastrami or corned beef, thinly sliced

8 slices cheese (Emmentaler, Appenzeller or French Comtè)

150g mayonnaise

50g ketchup

50g KNAX cucumbers, finely diced

1/2 shallot

Cider vinegar

Worchester sauce

Tabasco or cayenne pepper