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Portabella Reuben


Enjoy this classic turned vegetarian sandwich, featuring “corned” portabella mushrooms. If you want to learn more about the health benefits of adding mushrooms to your diet, click here.

What’s included?
2 Cups Water 1 Tbsp Pickling Spice
1 Tbsp Kosher Salt 1/2 Tbsp Granulated Sugar
1 lb, 12 oz. Fresh Portabella Mushrooms 8 each Sliced Seeded Rye Bread
8 each Sliced Swiss Cheese 2 Cups Shredded Sauerkraut – canned and drained
1/4 Cup Thousand Island Dressing
Yield: 4 Servings Portion Size: 1 Sandwich

How to make this dish:

Place water in pot with the pickling spice, salt and sugar. Bring to a boil to melt the salt. Remove from heat. Meanwhile, remove stems from the mushrooms (1 per serving) and reserve stem for stock. Place mushroom caps in a shallow bowl with the brine. Place a weight on top to keep the mushrooms completely submerged and cure overnight. Drain mushrooms, slice thinly and set aside.(Brine may be used once more)

Place each slice of bread on a hot pan and toast over medium heat. Place a slice of cheese onto each slice. Onto every other slice place 4 oz cooked sliced mushrooms, 1/4 cup sauerkraut, 1 Tbsp dressing and top with other half of bread. Press and toast sandwich until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted. Serve hot.

Nutritional Information:

453 Calories
22 grams of Protein
48 grams of Carbohydrates
21 grams of Total Fat
45 mg of Cholesterol
1340 mg of Sodium
9 grams of Dietary Fiber
9 grams of Saturated Fat

Once you try the recipe, let us know what you think in the comments!

Categories: Healthy Eating