Not your grandpa’s Reuben. Substitute leftover turkey for the pastrami and you have a heavenly slice of old New York.
for the New York–style Russian dressing (makes ¾ cup):
½ cup plus 2 tablespoons vegenaise (or your favorite mayonnaise)
1 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon ketchup
1 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon pickle relish
for the sandwich:
1 slice rye bread
leftover Thanksgiving turkey, sliced as thinly as possible (about 3 ounces)
1 to 2 tablespoons Easy New York Style Russian Dressing
about 2 tablespoons high-quality sauerkraut
a couple thin slices Swiss cheese (a good Emmental makes a big difference)
1. Mix all the dressing ingredients together.
2. Preheat the broiler.
3. Pile a bunch of turkey on the rye bread. Drizzle with as much dressing as you dare. Cover with a layer of sauerkraut and then a layer of Swiss cheese. Broil until cheese is melted and a bit browned.
Originally featured in Leftover Turkey Revamped