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Reuben Chowder Recipe

Reuben Chowder Recipe

"If you like Reuben sandwiches, you'll be delighted with the flavor of this unusual soup," assures Iola Egle of McCook, Nebraska. Crunchy rye bread croutons top a hearty bread of convenient canned soups, sauerkraut, corned beef and mozzarella cheese.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 slices rye bread
  • 1 can (11 ounces) condensed nacho cheese soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 pound deli corned beef, diced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. Butter bread on both sides; cube. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 6-8 minutes or until browned.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the soups, milk, sauerkraut and corned beef; cook and stir over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until heated through. Add cheese; stir until melted. Top with croutons. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 266 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 1,532 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 16 g protein.