Did anybody notice something missing from my monthly goals this month? Something that's been on the list for over a year? Guess what peoples - we found a babysitter! 2 actually, and we're still interviewing, but we have a sure fire, already love her, babysitter!
Last weekend, Thatboy and I took advantage of our newfound freedom and went out to a grown up dinner. We dressed up, headed to a nice restaurant, drank and ate, and were totally and completely exhausted by 10pm. Well, I was. Thatboy convinced me I wasn't too tired to head out for some frozen yogurt after dinner.
Don't get me wrong - I love going out to eat. I love having some adult time with Thatboy. I love frozen yogurt. I am so thankful we have a babysitter. But at the same time, sometimes I still appreciate just eating an easy comfort food at home with my boys.
Reubens are a quintessential Jewish comfort food. A sandwich piled high with warm pastrami or corned beef, the tang of sauerkraut, and creamy thousand island dressing. Traditionally served on a marble rye. This is not your traditional reuben. Firstly, because I used turkey instead of pastrami or corned beef. This makes it a bit lighter of a sandwich, but I love turkey sandwiches and this is a great twist. The second big change is that instead of serving warm meat, I warmed the entire sandwich - on the grill (or grill pan in my case). The whole sandwich becomes something warm, gooey, and comforting. Something you don't need to get dressed up to eat.
Grilled Turkey Reuben
6 slices of marble rye
6 oz of turkey
3 slices swiss cheese
3/4 cup sauerkraut
sliced dill pickles
thousand island dressing
- Place 3 slices of bread on your work station. Top each slice with turkey, swiss, sauerkraut, and pickles.
- Spread thousand island dressing on the remaining 3 slices of bread and place atop your stacked sandwich.
- Heat a grill or grill pan over medium heat. Grill sandwich about 3 minutes per side, or until cheese is melted.