One bite and you become a reformed corned beef Reuben fan. Not only is this turkey Reuben lower in fat and salt, it is moist. Be sure to request “oven baked” turkey breast, sliced very thin at your local deli. Also, request that your cheese is sliced very thin. You will be surprised how high a pile of turkey sliced “very thin” can be compared to thick-sliced turkey.
4 tablespoons reduced-fat thousand island dressing
8 slices dark rye bread
1/2 pound oven-baked turkey breast, sliced very thin
1/4 pound low-fat Swiss cheese, sliced very thin (Alpine Lace cheese is especially good)
1 cup sauerkraut, drained
1 medium tomato, sliced thin
1) Spread 1 tablespoon of thousand island dressing on each of 4 slices of bread. Set aside.
2) Arrange turkey, cheese, sauerkraut, and tomato evenly on the remaining 4 slices of bread. Top with the thousand island slices of bread. Press firmly together. Spray a large non-stick skillet or griddle with cooking spray. Heat to medium high. Spray sandwiches with cooking spray when ready to place in skillet. Grill until brown and crisp; turn once. May need to press down each side with a spatula, to heat through. If not hot in middle, place in microwave for 1 minute. Serve immediately. Makes 4 sandwiches.
Nutritional Analysis per sandwich: 288 Calories; 29 percent fat (9.3 grams); 2.4 grams saturated fat; 27 percent protein; 44 percent carbohydrate; 5 grams fiber.