Quick Fix Turkey Reuben Sandwiches

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Quick fix turkey Reuben sandwiches changed my mind about what I used to refer to as ‘fake Reubens’. I had a thing against turkey Reubens. Once I ordered a ‘real’ Reuben in a restaurant and they accidentally brought me a turkey one instead. It was one of the worst days of my life. Or so I thought. Well, now I must apologize. I was wrong. I thought no way could a corned beef-less sandwich be anywhere as good as the classic. Well, this is a mighty good sandwich. And it’s crazy easy to make, too. That’s a lot of wins in this little sandwich. Now, I make them regularly.

Quick Fix Turkey Reuben Sandwiches

I could eat my share of quick fix turkey Reuben sandwiches. And I’d even order one at a restaurant. Those would have roasted turkey, and if you have that on hand by all means put some on this sandwich. I used thin-sliced sandwich meat. Thick-sliced would work just as well. No matter what, it’s quick, easy and delicious!

For me, just personally, I am a firm believer that every Reuben must be served with a dill pickle spear. An ice cold one at that. With plenty of crunchy.

Also try my quick fix turkey Manhattan.

Quick Fix Turkey Reuben Sandwiches
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Quick Fix Turkey Reuben Sandwiches

Use thin- or thick-sliced turkey sandwich meat.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword corned beef, quick fix, sandwich
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 494kcal



  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Lay the bread slices on a cutting board. Divide the dressing between the slices and spread out evenly on one side of each.
  • A Swiss cheese and turkey to two of the slices. Top with the kraut.
  • Add top slices of bread to make sandwiches.
  • Spread 1/2 tablespoon of the butter on the tops of each sandwich.
  • Transfer the sandwiches to the skillet, bread-side down (that is, flip the sandwich as you move it from the cutting board to the skillet).
  • Spread remaining butter over the tops of the sandwiches as they cook.
  • Once the bottoms are done (golden brown and crispy) and the cheese has started to melt, carefully flip the sandwiches. Cook another 3-5 minutes or until that side is golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove from skillet and place on cutting board. Cut each in half and serve.


Calories: 494kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 1386mg | Potassium: 305mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 406IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 387mg | Iron: 3mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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