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New York Reuben


4 slices deli-style seeded rye bread
1 refrigerated bag (1 pound) sauerkraut
4 tablespoons Thousand Island dressing, plus extra for serving
1/2 lb thinly sliced corned beef (about 12 slices)
1/2 lb thinly sliced Swiss cheese (about 8 slices)


1. Heat broiler. Coat broiler-pan rack with nonstick cooking spray. Toast bread.

2. Gently heat sauerkraut in small saucepan; drain.

3. For open-faced sandwiches, spread each slice of bread with 1 tablespoon dressing; top each slice with corned beef, sauerkraut and cheese, dividing equally.

4. Broil sandwiches 4 to 6 inches from heat for 3 minutes or until tops are lightly browned.

5. Serve immediately with extra dressing on the side.

Makes 4 sandwiches: Nutrient Value Per Sandwich: 512 calories, 33 g fat (11 g saturated), 29 g protein, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1,587 mg sodium, 112 mg cholesterol.