Big Island Beef Pastrami Reuben Sandwich Recipe Video


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings1
DishMain Ingredient


 Pastrami beef slices1 Cup (16 tbs) (brined and smoked)
 Marbled rye bread slices2 Large
 Bacon fat1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon (To taste)
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon (To taste)
 Sauerkraut1 Tablespoon (made with cabbage, bacon, potato and beef broth)
 Swiss cheese slice2
 Russian dressing2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 554 Calories from Fat 261

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45.2%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 79.5 mg

Sodium 2322.7 mg96.8%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16.1%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.8%

Sugars 6.5 g

Protein 26 g51.7%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 5.1%

Calcium 60.5% Iron 21.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1.Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees Farenheit.

2.Lightly toast the bread slices.
3.Heat a sauté pan and pour the bacon fat in it.
4.Drop the pastrami beef and saute it for couple of minutes.
5.Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring the meat together in the center of the pan almost in the shape of the sandwich.
6.Add the sauerkraut on top of the beef.
7.Top with the cheese slices.
8.Place the pan in the oven just long enough to melt the cheese.
9.On a plate, place the toasted bread slices and smear them with the Russian dressing.
10.Place the beef with the sauerkraut and melted cheese on a bread slice. Top with the other.

11.Cut the sandwich diagonally and plate it with French fries.