Classic Reuben Sandwich

1 serving
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  • 1/2 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 2 slices swirl rye bread
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Roth® GranQueso® or Grand Cru® Cheese
  • 3 tablespoons hot or mild giardiniera (an Italian relish of pickled vegetables in vinegar or oil), or sauerkraut, rinsed and squeezed
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced pastrami or corned beef
  • Thousand Island dressing


  1. Heat skillet over medium-low heat.
  2. Lightly butter 1 side of bread slices; place 1 slice, butter-side-down, in a hot skillet. Evenly spread cheese over bread slice.  Top with giardiniera, pastrami and second bread slice, butter-side-up. Grill about 4 minutes; flip and grill additional 4 minutes or until sandwich is heated through, cheese is melted and bread is browned.
  3. Serve with Thousand Island dressing for dipping.