Veggie Reuben Pan-Wiches

Anytime you're feeding a crowd, but especially on game days, turn to pan-wich sliders that feel like tailgate food. These ones are filled with classic Reuben flavors minus the meat, which you could always add to make this party food even heartier.

veggie reuben panwiches
Photo: Adam Albright Photography Inc
Hands On Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
12 sandwiches


  • 12 3-inch pretzel rolls, split

  • 2 cup fresh baby spinach

  • 1 cup drained and thinly sliced roasted red bell peppers

  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion

  • ½ cup thinly sliced cucumber

  • 1 cup well-drained sauerkraut

  • 6 ounce thinly sliced Swiss cheese

  • ½ cup Thousand Island dressing

  • 6 tablespoon butter, melted

  • 1 tablespoon coarse-ground mustard

  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed

  • ½ teaspoon minced dried onion


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 13x9-inch pan with foil. Coat with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange roll bottoms in prepared pan.

  2. Layer spinach, peppers, onion, cucumber, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese over roll bottoms. Spread dressing on cut side of roll tops. Add roll tops to sandwiches. Stir together butter, mustard, caraway seeds, and dried onion; drizzle over rolls. Cover with foil.

  3. Bake 15 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 to 15 minutes more or until cheese is melted and rolls are lightly browned. Makes 12 pan-wiches.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

300 Calories
19g Fat
31g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 300
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 647mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 15.5mg 78%
Calcium 199mg 15%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Potassium 79mg 2%
Folate, total 17.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
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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