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Vegetarian Rueben Sandwich

Vegetarian Rueben Sandwich


  • 6 slices good rye bread
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 2 heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 large avocado, sliced
  • 1 cup sour kraut, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup thousand island dressing
  • 6 thin slices swiss cheese


  1. Spread some of the dressing on 3 slices of bread
  2. Layer with tomatoes and avocados
  3. Divide sour kraut among sandwiches
  4. Top with remaining dressing and cheese
  5. Spread half the butter on the remaining slices of bread and place on sandwiches, butter side up
  6. Head a saute pan or griddle over medium high heat
  7. Invert sandwiches onto pan
  8. Spread remaining butter on bottoms of sandwiches
  9. Cook for a few minutes, until bread is golden brown and cheese is melting
  10. Use a spatula to flip sandwiches and cook on the other side until golden
  11. Cool sandwiches for a few minutes on a wire rack before cutting in half diagonally and serving