To make this Reuben sandwich healthier, this recipe uses turkey, reduced-calorie dressing and lightly dressed coleslaw. It makes a great lunch or dinner.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Nutrition Profile:
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, combine coleslaw mix and Italian salad dressing; set aside.

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  • Spread Thousand Island salad dressing on one side of each bread slice. Place four of the bread slices, dressing sides up, on a work surface; top with turkey, cheese, tomato, and coleslaw mixture. Top with remaining bread slices, dressing sides down.

  • Preheat a large skillet over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook sandwiches, half at a time, for 4 to 6 minutes or until the bread is toasted and the cheese is melted, turning once. If desired, serve with cucumber spears.

Nutrition Facts

375 calories; protein 30.4g 61% DV; carbohydrates 36.5g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 4.8g 19% DV; sugars 6.1g; fat 11.5g 18% DV; saturated fat 5.5g 27% DV; cholesterol 67.9mg 23% DV; vitamin a iu 1033.4IU 21% DV; vitamin c 16.3mg 27% DV; folate 107.5mcg 27% DV; calcium 287mg 29% DV; iron 3mg 17% DV; magnesium 54.2mg 19% DV; potassium 405.3mg 11% DV; sodium 875mg 35% DV.