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Turkey Reuben

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Not your grandpa’s reuben… substitute what would normally be pastrami with leftover turkey and you have a heavenly slice of old New York.

makes as many sandwiches as your leftover turkey affords

for each sandwich:

1 slice rye bread

leftover Thanksgiving turkey, sliced as thinly as possible (about 3 ounces)

about 1-2 tablespoons Easy New York Style Russian Dressing (below)

about 2 tablespoons high quality sauerkraut

a couple of thin slices of Swiss cheese (a good Emmental makes a big difference)

 

new york style russian dressing (makes 3/4 cup):

 

½ cup + 2 tablespoons Veganaise (or your favorite mayonnaise)

1 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon ketchup

1 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon pickle relish

for the sandwich:

1. Preheat the broiler.

2. Pile a bunch of turkey on the rye bread. Drizzle with as much dressing as your dare. Cover with a layer of sauerkraut and then cover with a layer of Swiss cheese. Broil until cheese is melted and a bit browned.

for the dressing:

1. Mix everything together.

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