Classic New York Reuben

Classic New York Reuben

The origin of the Reuben Sandwich is hotly debated but the most popular account is that it was invented to be eaten during poker games - an one hand meal!
  • Prep

    20 Minutes

  • Cook time

    10 Minutes


  • 1/3 cup Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise
  • 6 cornichon, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped continental parsley leaves
  • 2 teaspoons capers, drained, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 8 slices rye bread
  • 350 g silverside, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups drained sauerkraut
  • 4 swiss cheese slices


  1. Combine Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise, cornichons, parsley and capers in a bowl.

  2. Place some cheese onto 4 of the bread slices. Top with silverside, sauerkraut and mayonnaise mixture. top with remaining bread slices. Toast in a flat plated sandwich maker or lighty pan-fry in a non-stick fry pan until bread is light toasted on both sides.