You'll find all the flavor of a Reuben sandwich (and none of the mess) in this satisfying casserole from Terri Holmgren of Swanville, Minnesota. It's prepared lickety-split in the microwave, so you can serve your hungry family fast.
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 can (14 ounces) sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
- 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
- 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack or Swiss cheese, divided
- 1/2 cup Thousand Island salad dressing
- 1-1/4 cups cubed turkey pastrami
- 5 slices rye bread, cubed
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- Place the sauerkraut in a greased 2-qt. microwave-safe dish; sprinkle
- with caraway seeds and half of the cheese. Top with the salad
- dressing, pastrami and remaining cheese. Toss bread cubes with
- butter; sprinkle over the top. Cover and microwave at 60% power for
- 5-7 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4-6 servings.