Tempeh Reuben Sandwich
Recipe type: Sandwich
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Serves: 4
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 8 ounces tempeh thinly sliced or cubed (5 to 7 ounces)
  • 2 teaspoons tamari or other good soy sauce
  • 4 slices of bread, preferably rye, toasted
  • 1½ cups Russian Dressing
  • 1½ cups sauerkraut, warmed
  • ½ to 2 cups grated Swiss cheese
  1. Sauté the onions and garlic in oil for 2 or 3 minutes until the onions begin to soften.
  2. Add the tempeh and continue to sauté on low heat, stirring frequently, for about 20 minutes. While the tempeh is browning, get the remaining ingredients ready.
  3. When the tempeh is crisp and lightly browned, add the soy sauce.
  4. Build the sandwiches on the toast by layering the tempeh mixture, Russian Dressing, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese.
  5. Broil the sandwiches until the cheese is melted.
  6. Serve piping hot.
Recipe by Moosewood Restaurant & Recipes | Ithaca, NY at https://moosewoodcooks.com/2015/03/tempeh-reuben-sandwich/