2000s Recipes + Menus

Turkey Reubens

Makes2 sandwiches
  • Active time:15 min
  • Start to finish:15 min
November 2008
Put your Thanksgiving leftovers to good use in this updated deli favorite. With sliced turkey, melted Swiss, and tangy dressing on hearty rye bread, who needs pastrami?

View more of our favorite recipes from this issue, and watch the cooks in The Test Kitchen taste this sandwich.
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 4 slices rye bread
  • 6 oz sliced cooked turkey
  • 3/4 cup drained sauerkraut
  • 1/4 lb sliced Swiss cheese (4 or 8 slices)
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Whisk together mayonnaise, ketchup, relish, vinegar, and 1/8 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Spread on bread and make sandwiches with turkey, sauerkraut, and cheese.
  • Melt butter in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat, then cook sandwiches, turning once, until bread is golden and cheese is melted, about 6 minutes total.
Subscribe to Gourmet