Clue Night Reuben Loaf Recipe
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Clue Night Reuben Loaf Recipe

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My family loves Reubens but making so many sandwiches at once became daunting. So I came up with this recipe that serves several people. —Laura M. Hagadorn, North Creek, New York
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings


  • 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen pizza dough, thawed
  • 3/4 pound thinly sliced deli pastrami
  • 1/2 cup Thousand Island salad dressing
  • 1/2 pound sliced Swiss cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon cold water

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 310 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 967mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein.


  1. On a greased baking sheet, roll pizza dough into a 15-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Arrange pastrami down the center third of rectangle; spread with dressing. Top with cheese and sauerkraut.
  2. On each long side, cut 1-in.-wide strips about 1/2 in. into center. Starting at one end, fold alternating strips at an angle across filling. Pinch ends to seal. Beat egg yolk and water; brush over braid.
  3. Bake at 350° for 35-38 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Clue Night Reuben Loaf in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p183

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joregal User ID: 3243615 146872
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2011

"I made this Reuben for a Super Bowl party and it was Awesome. It was easy to assemble and it fed a lot of people."

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