Reuben Quesadilla

Two ruben quesadilla's cut in half and fanned out on a plate

A beloved sandwich re-created into a quesadilla. Gooey cheese, lots of flavor, and easy to make.


  • 4 Corn Tortillas
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 slices Turkey Pastrami (Can sub for corned-beef)
  • 1/2 tsp Caraway seeds (Crushed)
  • 1/4 Cup Sauerkraut (Approximately- use as much or as little as you want. )
  • 1/4 Cup Russian or Thousand Island dressing
  • 1 tsp Oil of choice


  1. Heat a nonstick or cast iron skillet over medium heat.
  2. On a cutting board build the quesadilla by layering ingredients as follows. Tortilla, slice of cheese, pinch of caraway seeds, 2 slices of turkey pastrami, as much Sauerkraut as you desire, another slice of cheese and finished with another tortilla.
    Repeat to make the second quesadilla
  3.  Add 1/2 tsp oil to the hot pan and carefully place one of the quesadilla in the pan. Allow to brown and let the cheese melt (about 1-2 minutes) then carefully flip. once browned on both sides remove to cool and cook the second one.
  4. Once they are cooked and slightly cooled you can cut them in half and serve with a side Russian or Thousand Island dressing.