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Pint Sized Reubens

pint sized reubens
  • (2 Tbsp.) reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • (4 tsp.) Dijon mustard
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • (2 8-oz. loaves) “cocktail-size” pumpernickel or rye bread (about 44 slices)
  • (1 cup) grated Fontina or Swiss cheese
  • (6 oz.) turkey pastrami, very thinly sliced
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • (1 cup) sauerkraut, rinsed and squeezed dry
  • (2 tsp.) canola oil

Pint Sized Reubens

Cocktail sized bread topped with cheese, turkey pastrami and sauerkraut.

Preparation Time
About 15 minutes
Cook Time
About 5 minutes


  1. 1In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard and cayenne pepper. Spread onto all the slices of bread.
  2. 2Top half of the slices with half of the cheese, then evenly distribute turkey pastrami, black pepper, sauerkraut and rest of the cheese. Sandwich with remaining bread slices.

  3. 3Place a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Brush just enough oil to cover the pan and cook the sandwiches in batches, until toasted. Repeat with all of the oil and sandwiches.

  4. 4Halve each sandwich and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 sandwiches

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 49
  • Total Fat 2 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 6 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Cholesterol 6 mg
  • Sodium 160 mg
  • Fiber 1 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Sandwiches and Burgers

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry, Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.