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Grilled Turkey Reuben

Grilled Turkey Reuben

By Traeger Kitchen

The ultimate Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich. Turkey, stuffing, green beans, gravy, and cranberry sauce are topped with melted swiss cheese and drizzled with homemade russian dressing.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

20 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
1 Tablespoon onion, finely chopped
1 Cup Mayonnaise
1/4 Cup ketchup
4 Teaspoon prepared horseradish
1 Teaspoon hot sauce
1 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 Teaspoon sweet paprika
4 Slices rye bread
4 Tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature
1 As Needed leftover cranberry sauce
8 Slices Swiss cheese
1 As Needed leftover stuffing
1 As Needed leftover green beans
1 As Needed leftover turkey
1 As Needed leftover gravy


  • 1

    Russian Dressing: Using a knife, mince and mash the onion into a paste. Transfer the onion paste to a small bowl and whisk in the mayonnaise, chili sauce, horseradish, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and sweet paprika. Season with salt and set aside.

    • 1 Tablespoon onion, finely chopped

    • 1 Cup Mayonnaise

    • 1/4 Cup ketchup

    • 4 Teaspoon prepared horseradish

    • 1 Teaspoon hot sauce

    • 1 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

    • 1/4 Teaspoon sweet paprika

    • 1 To Taste 

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 375℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. Place a cast iron griddle or large cast iron pan into the grill while it preheats.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C

  • 3

    Spread butter on one side of each piece of bread. Lay bread butter side down on a cutting board or large clean surface and spread a heavy coat of Russian dressing on other side of the 4 pieces of bread.

    • 4 Slices rye bread

    • 4 Tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature

  • 4

    Spread a heavy coat of cranberry sauce on the remaining 4 pieces of bread.

    • 1 As Needed leftover cranberry sauce

  • 5

    To assemble the sandwich: Start with a piece of bread, cranberry sauce side up. Layer remaining ingredients in this order: one slice Swiss cheese, stuffing, green beans, and turkey. Drizzle with gravy and place the bread Russian dressing side down, butter side up.

    • 8 Slices Swiss cheese

    • 1 As Needed leftover stuffing

    • 1 As Needed leftover green beans

    • 1 As Needed leftover turkey

    • 1 As Needed leftover gravy

  • 6

    Place into preheated pan in grill and close lid. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until browned.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C

  • 7

    Flip and cook an additional 8 to 10 minutes.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C

  • 8

    Remove from grill, slice in half and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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