Reuben-Style Patty Melt

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This Reuben Sandwich and Patty Melt mashup will knock your socks off. Instead of corned beef, the grilled sandwich features a juicy burger with all the Reuben-style fixings.

Reuben Style Patty Melt Good Cheap Eats

Grilled cheese sandwiches are probably some of my favorite types of sandwiches. I love the crisp, buttery outside. But, I like burgers, too. I treat myself to a Double-Double once a week. There’s nothing like a good, juicy cheeseburger.

You can imagine my joy when I first tried a patty melt; I was smitten. For the uninitiated, a patty melt is a grilled cheese sandwich with a burger patty tucked inside. They are super duper delicious.

Know what takes them over the top? When you dress up the patty melt with all the fixings of a Reuben sandwich.

I’m not a fan of corned beef, but I love all the other goodies in a Reuben, so I did a little mashup that will set your tastebuds ablaze. This Reuben-Style Patty Melt is a recipe from my latest cookbook, Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less.

Not only can you whip up a handcrafted hot sandwich but a homemade sauce in half an hour. It’s perfect comfort food for a cold night! In the cookbook (page 83) I pair it with a fresh tomato salad, but until tomatoes come in season, I’d go for the Quick Tomato Bisque on page 67. Talk about your comfort food!

(Don’t forget I’m scoping through the book this month. Follow me on Periscope to get the dish on quick ways to eat well on a budget!)

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  1. This is so brilliant! It’s so hard to find good corned beef, but easy enough to find good ground beef.

  2. Mary says

    I made this for the first time last night from your cookbook and it was a hit! My husband just ate the extra sandwich an hour ago and it surprised me to see your post. ? We will be eating these again!

    • Yay! So glad you liked it! I agreed to only share a small percentage of the cookbook recipes online, and this is one of them, because I love it so much. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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