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The Classic Reuben Sandwich with homemade Russian dressing on marble rye bread

The Classic Reuben Sandwich

Libby with Lemony Thyme
The Classic Reuben Sandwich on fresh bakery marble rye bread with a schmear of amazing Homemade Russian Dressing was just right.
3.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Sandwich
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

For the Russian dressing...

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbl. ketchup
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. prepared horseradish
  • freshly cracked pepper
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • salt to taste if needed

For the sandwich...

  • 6 slices marble rye bread
  • 1/2 lb. thinly sliced corned beef
  • 1/4 lb. thinly sliced Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup sauerkraut
  • 1/2 cup Russian dressing

Instructions
 

For the Russian dressing...

  • Combine all ingredients, adjust according to taste. Refrigerate any unused dressing.

For the sandwich...

  • Spread Russian dressing on one side of each bread slice, then layer corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut in triple-decker fashion.
  • Melt butter in large skillet, pan grill sandwiches until nicely browned, using a bacon press or similar to weigh it down. Add additional butter then turn sandwiches browning other side.