Reuben Spread


Put a whole new spin on Reuben sandwiches with this slow cooker dip recipe! Just like the favorite sandwich, it has corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese.

Reuben Spread
Photo: Scott Little
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 45 mins


  • 1 pound cooked corned beef, finely chopped

  • 1 16 ounce can sauerkraut, rinsed, drained, and snipped

  • 1 ½ cup shredded Swiss cheese (6 ounces)

  • 1 cup bottled Thousand Island salad dressing

  • 1 3 ounce package cream cheese, cut up

  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish

  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds

  • Rye crisp bread or rye crackers

  • Pickle slices (optional)


  1. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, salad dressing, cream cheese, horseradish, and caraway seeds.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Stir before serving.

  3. Serve immediately or keep warm, covered, on warm setting or low-heat setting for up to 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve with rye crisp bread and, if desired, pickles.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

157 Calories
13g Fat
3g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 157
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 531mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 3.5mg 18%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 102mg 2%
Folate, total 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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