Tempeh Reuben

Tempeh Reuben


"A satisfying, tangy sandwich that is a cinch to make."


15 m servings 450 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 450 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 24.8 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.1g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 18.6 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 925 mg
  • 37%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Spread butter over one side of one slice of bread. Place bread butter-side-down into skillet, and top with tempeh, Swiss cheese, and then sauerkraut. Spread butter on the remaining slice of bread, and place on top of sauerkraut. Cook until toasted on one side, flip, and continue cooking until cheese melts.
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  1. 71 Ratings


I LOVE reubens, but this recipe left me unfulfilled. Try this next time -- it was a hit with my family: In large fry pan add 1 cup vegetable broth, 1 Tbsp. minced garlic, 1 tsp. liquid smoke a...

I work in a Vegetarian Kitchen. After 5 years of eating the same food day after day, this is the one sandwich that still sends me into culinary heaven every time I bite into it. We use earth b...

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! There are very few things I miss from the land of meat-eating, but reubens are one of them. I rushed home to make this after I found this recipe and was not disa...

This is a dangerous recipe for me - delicious - I have missed reubens! Here is my version: Pumpernickel bread (Beefsteak brand) 2 pkgs tempeh makes 8 sandwiches. Slice each tempeh in half to...

These were great! I give it a 4 only because I marinated the temphe in a little bit of soy sauce to give it a salty "corn beef" flavor. Otherwise a great substitute for a meaty sandwich!

This tastes so close to the real thing, you'll never know the difference. I would recommend sprinkling the tempeh with a little salt and cracked pepper and frying in olive oil before adding to ...

After missing Reubens for 12 years, I was pretty darn excited to find this recipe! I'm embarrassed as a vegetarian to say I had never heard of tempeh, but I am so glad I tried it!!!! My meat lo...

Really good! Wouldn't change a thing.

Really good. I cut the tempeh in half and sauteed it a bit before putting it on the sandwich. I also don't like my saurkraut very wet so I sauteed it too so it was less runny. It was very, ve...