Ground Beef Reuben Melts

Hot lunch special! These tangy sandwiches surpass cold deli any day.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/4
cup chopped onion (1/2 medium)
2
cloves garlic, minced
1
cup undrained sauerkraut (from 14-oz can)
6
slices dark rye bread, toasted
1/2
cup Thousand Island dressing
6
thin slices (1/2 oz each) Swiss cheese
  • 1 In 8-inch skillet, cook ground beef, onion and garlic over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked and onion is tender; drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, set oven control to broil. In 1-quart saucepan, heat sauerkraut; drain. Arrange toasted slices of bread on broiler pan.
  • 3 Stir salad dressing into beef mixture. Spoon beef mixture evenly onto bread slices. Top each with sauerkraut and Swiss cheese.
  • 4 Broil sandwiches 4 to 6 inches from heat 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    720mg
    720%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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