Reuben sandwich

Reu·​ben sandwich | \ ¦rübən- in rapid speech also ¦rübᵊm- \
variants: or Reuben

Definition of Reuben sandwich

: a grilled sandwich consisting of corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut usually on rye bread

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First Known Use of Reuben sandwich

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Reuben sandwich

probably after Reuben Kulakofsky †1960 American grocer & reputed inventor of the sandwich

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“Reuben sandwich.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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