RITZ Pastrami and Corned Beef Mini Sandwich, created by Carnegie Deli

RITZ Pastrami and Corned Beef Mini Sandwich, created by Carnegie Deli


"This recipe is a bite-sized version of Carnegie Deli's most popular menu item, the Woody Allen Sandwich. Only a slight departure from the monster-sized menu staple, these RITZ mini sandwiches are flaky, delicious and fun to prepare. Using Carnegie Deli's signature ingredients like Pastrami, Corned Beef, and homemade Russian dressing, your guests will feel like this party snack is straight from the deli counter."


15 m servings 76 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 76 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 275 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. To make Russian Dressing, blend together the mayonnaise, ketchup, relish, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Stir until smooth.
  2. Place 10 RITZ Crackers on tray. Put about 1/4 tsp Russian dressing onto each cracker.
  3. Cut corned beef and pastrami deli slices in half vertically.
  4. Put two pieces each of corned beef and pastrami on each cracker.
  5. Top with additional 1/4 tsp Russian dressing and remaining crackers to form sandwich.


  • Additional Preparation Tips:
  • Can be served open face.
  • Can use one meat if that is preferred.
  • Can be served with pickles.
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  1. 9 Ratings


This was an interesting combination for a Ritz cracker. I have never had pastrami before and only corned beef a few times. The dressing was on the thin side but had a nice taste. The meat and dr...

While this was a great treat to have for #gameday. I found it had way to much meat. Using the Hillshire Farms deli slices, my stack literally 2 1/2 inches tall. So I cut down to half the meat th...

Made this for friends this past Sunday and they were a big hit. I ended up heating the corned beef and pastrami a little before placing them between the ritz cracker. Pretty easy to make and eve...

These were delicious! I added a slice of swiss cheese layered in between the meats. Super tasty!

4-15-14: Pretty good taste, great appearance.

So easy and so yummy! Made this for this past superbowl and it was a hit. The only thing I would recommend is make these right before your ready to eat so that the cracker does not get soggy fr...

The dressing is fantastic with the pastrami & corned beef! I'm happy to have the recipe to try with full sized sandwiches, and look forward to making reubens by adding melted swiss and sauerkra...

These are quick and easy to make! The homemade russian dressing is delicious with the pastrami and corned beef. It is easy to assemble. I prefer it opened faced because it is easier to eat.

Insane! Only Carnegie Deli could come up with this. I doubles the meat and made it twice as good.