Traditional Reuben Casserole


This recipe was given to us by my husband's aunt. It has the same ingredients as a Reuben sandwich. If you love Reubens you should love this!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
12 servings


  • 1 ½ cups thousand island dressing

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 1 tablespoon minced onion

  • 6 slices dark rye bread, cubed

  • 6 slices light rye bread, cubed

  • 1 pound sauerkraut, drained

  • 1 ½ pounds corn beef, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 2 ½ cups shredded Swiss cheese

  • ¼ cup margarine, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.

  2. In a bowl, mix the thousand island dressing, sour cream, and onion.

  3. Arrange the dark and light rye bread cubes in the bottom of the prepared baking dish, reserving about 1/2 cup each for topping. Layer the bread with sauerkraut and corned beef. Spread the dressing mixture over the corned beef. Sprinkle with Swiss cheese, top with remaining bread cubes, and drizzle with margarine.

  4. Cover, and bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Uncover, and continue baking 10 minutes, or until bubbly and lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

638 Calories
44g Fat
28g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 638
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 44g 57%
Saturated Fat 18g 90%
Cholesterol 115mg 38%
Sodium 1545mg 67%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 6mg 30%
Calcium 467mg 36%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 265mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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