Recipe: St. Patrick’s Day Reuben Sandwich

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Lindsey Joy Smith, The Chipper Chef has a recipe for a Reuben sandwich that is perfect for the upcoming holiday.

(Makes 4 fabulous reubens)


  • 8 slices of rye bread
  • 8 teaspoons butter
  • 8 Tbs. of Thousand Island Dressing*
  • 1 c. drained sauerkraut
  • 8 slices of Swiss cheese
  • 1 lb. of super thinly sliced corned beef



  1. Butter one side of 4 slices of bread.
  2. Place the 4 slices of the buttered bread onto a cold skillet to assemble your sandwiches.
  3. Spread 1 Tbs. of dressing onto the bread slices on the skillet, then add the sauerkraut, a slice of Swiss, the corned beef, and the second slice of Swiss on top.
  4. Spread 1 Tbs. of the dressing onto the remaining slices of bread and place on top of the sandwiches.
  5. Butter the tops of the sandwiches.
  6. Turn the skillet on to low/medium heat. Cook the first side until the bread gets lightly browned and crisp. Flip the Sandwiches over
  7. Weigh the sandwiches down with a cookie sheet to promote the cheese melting, perfect bread crust and warm corned beef.

Corned beef and St. Paddy`s day go hand in hand. This sandwich is tasty, easy to make and will leave you feeling like a lucky leprechaun.

*Thousand Island Dressing


  • 1 clove of minced garlic
  • 1 c. mayo
  • 1/4 c. bottled chili sauce
  • 3 Tbs. ketchup
  • 1 tsp. white vinegar
  • 2 Tbs minced onion
  • 1 Tbs Sweet relish
  • 1 large boiled egg, mashed with a fork
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Dash of pepper

Method: Add all of the ingredients together in a medium bowl and combine well. Chill till ready to use.
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