Vegetarian Rueben

What you’ll need:
(For 2 sandwiches)

1 batch of Russian dressing (recipe below)

4 slices of Dave’s Killer Bread (or your favorite whole wheat bread)

2 Tbsp olive oil divided

1 garlic clove chopped finely

1 small yellow onion sliced thinly

1 bottle of sauerkraut

1 apple chopped finely

2 links of vegan sausage links (I use italian flavored) cut roughly

2 pinches all spice

1 Tsp sea salt

2 Tsp black pepper

2 slices Swiss cheese

Sliced pickles (I use Famous Dave’s hot and sour pickle chips)

Russian Dressing:

1/4 C plain Greek non-fat yogurt

1 Tbsp chili paste

1/2 package fresh chives chopped finely

1 Tbsp capers chopped roughly

1/2 lemon (juice)

Pinch black pepper

Mix all ingredients together and place in the fridge while making the filling

What you’ll do:

Preheat oven to 500

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with non stick cooking spray

In a medium skillet heat 1 Tbsp oil and garlic over medium

Add onions and cook until browned

Add sea salt and pepper

Add sauerkraut, sausage, apple and all spice and cook for another few minutes until heated through

Brush olive oil on all sides of each piece of bread

Lay bread on prepared baking sheet

Spread Russian dressing on each piece of bread (just the sides facing up)

Place pickles

Add sauerkraut mixture

Place cheese in top

Put baking sheet in the oven for 1 minute to let cheese melt

Remove from oven, make a sandwich and put back in the oven

Cook another 1-2 minutes until golden brown

Remove from oven

Let cool for a few minutes



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