Easy Reuben Sandwich is a deli classic that is delicious and ready in no time! This dish features the key elements of a traditional Reuben — corned beef, Swiss cheese, savory sauerkraut, creamy Thousand Island dressing, and rye bread! Best of all, you can have your hot sandwich ready in just 25 minutes. This Easy Reuben Sandwich is tasty, hearty, and perfect for any meal of your choice!


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup Thousand Island dressing
  • 8 slices rye bread
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese
  • 8 slices deli-sliced corned beef
  • 1 cup sauerkraut, drained


Step 1 –Preheat a large skillet on medium heat.

Step 2 –Using the butter, lightly smear 1 side of each piece of the bread.

Step 3 –On the non-buttered sides of the bread, spread the Thousand Island dressing.

Step 4 –On 4 of the bread slices, on the non-buttered side place 1 slice of the Swiss cheese, 2 slices of the corned beef, 1/4 cup of the sauerkraut, and then 1 more slice of the Swiss cheese.

Step 5 –Top the sandwiches with the remaining pieces of the bread, buttered-sides out.

Step 6 –Grill the sandwiches until both sides are golden-brown, flipping halfway through the cooking, about 10 minutes.

Step 7 –Serve hot!