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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 339.5
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.1 mg
  • Sodium: 1,054.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 28.5 g

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Turkey Reuben

Submitted by: CHEF_MEG
Turkey Reuben

Introduction

This is Chef Meg's take on a turkey reuben! This is Chef Meg's take on a turkey reuben!
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    Sauce:
    2 roasted red peppers roasted, packed in water
    1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
    pinch cayenne pepper
    2 teaspoons mayonnaise

    2 slices dark rye bread
    4 ounces white meat turkey
    2 ounces corned beef
    1 slice 2% milk Swiss cheese
    1/4 cup sauerkraut, drained and rinsed to remove excess sodium

Tips

Corned beef is delicious and fairly low in fat, but it's quite high in sodium. A small sandwich at a deli can have 20 grams of fat and twice the calories as my version--and more than a day's worth of sodium.


Directions

For the sauce: Place the roasted peppers, vinegar, and cayenne pepper in a blender or mini food processor. Puree until smooth, then add mayonnaise and mix until combined.

Place a non-stick griddle or saute pan over moderate high heat. Lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.

Place the meats, and sauerkraut on the hot griddle to warm.

Spray the bread with cooking spray and place the sprayed side down on the griddle.

Divide the meats and sauerkraut between the two slices of bread, then place a half-slice of cheese on each sandwich. Cook until the cheese starts to melt. Remove from heat and top with 1 heaping tablespoon of sauce and the remaining slices of bread.

Makes two sandwiches.





TAGS:  Beef/Pork |

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Making your own corned beef? If you can find it, look for Kosher corned beef in the meat case. It is leaner AND lower in sodium. The sauce sounds great, not just for Reubens. - 3/17/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this today for dinner. I added a 2nd slice of bread to the sandwich. My husband would eat this again, but he does not like change, and this was a change for him. I would have liked a picture of this receipe to understand that it was ment to be an open-faced sandwich. I would make this again. - 3/18/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is simalar to an Open-Faced Reuban Sandwich I posted. Mine has no sauce, no arugula and no turkey and only 141 calories, with good taste. I will give this one a go with left-over corn beef from St. Paddy's Day dinner. - 3/17/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My husband loves Reubans and he couldn't even tell it was a healthier version. We didn't have cayenne, so I added a pinch of crushed red peppers. Can't wait to eat this again! - 3/29/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a VERY tricky way to cut the sodium - substituting turkey for some of the corned beef ... I love it! Thanks for the great idea, Chef! - 3/18/11

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love rubens- this sounds great....can't wait - 3/17/11

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love rubens, I can't wait to try this. - 3/17/11

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  • Loved it! I took it to work so I used two slices of bread per sandwich. Served it with baked sweet potato fries. I was skeptical of using turkey because it would change the taste of a reuben but the corned beef has such an empowering taste that the turkey takes on the taste and is a good filler. - 9/27/12

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  • imnamor95: The fiber comes from the arugala and sour kraoaut. - 3/24/12

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  • Just hope hubby left some corned beef for it! - 3/17/12

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  • Delicious.....I also use a lower sodium corned beef. - 3/17/12

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  • What a great suggestion to rinse the sauerkraut! I can't wait to try this.

    May I suggest a warning for the arugula? I GoodSearched to find out what it was. One website had way too many people reporting violent gastric distress (I'll not detail)) after eating arugula in restaurants. - 3/17/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds delightful, can you make it vegan? - 3/17/12

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  • I use turkey pastrami and make my own Thousand Island dressing using yogurt, light mayo and reduced sugar ketsup. - 3/17/12

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  • question...where does the fiber in this sandwich come from? I didn't know that rye bread had fiber? - 3/17/12

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  • Um... red pepper? I'll omit this and add chopped tomato. Otherwise, sounds great. - 3/17/12

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  • Very good !!!! - 3/17/12

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  • Love everything but the sauce... - 3/17/12

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  • I really love Reubans and can't wait to try this recipe!! - 3/11/12

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  • This was so good. Definitely will make again. My husband thought it was great, too! - 2/25/12

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  • This sounds great. We always cook our own corned beef. I don't make Reuben's usually. We have sandwiches on rye with mustard or "boiled dinner" with cabbage, potatoes and carrots. Been trying to think of a way to let my daughter have corned beef, which is her favorite meat. - 8/17/11

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  • sounds wonderful cant wait to make this - 7/15/11

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  • another Chef Meg triumph! Deeelicious:) - 6/20/11

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  • The substitute for Thousand Island dressing is a great tip. I have been leaving the dressing off when I make them. Augula adds a nice touch. - 6/15/11

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  • This looks really good. though I do not eat meat so I will try to make it with some baked tofu and see how it turns out. - 5/3/11

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  • It never occurred to me that rinsing the sauerkraut would reduce the sodium! I will be trying this recipe tomorrow! - 3/18/11

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  • I love rubens Cant wait to try it. - 3/17/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    If you look to the right, near the top where it states more photos of this recipe that looks like the real photo for this recipe.
    - 3/20/12

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