Put a fun spin on the classic sandwich.

By F&W Editors
March 22, 2016

The Reuben—with it's delicious layers of corned beef, Swiss cheese and tangy-sweet Thousand Island dressing—is an iconic and beloved sandwich. While nothing beats the classic, we've come up with a few ways to give the messy, saucy sandwich a tasty makeover. From quick turkey hash to amazing eggs Benedict, here are seven ways to get creative with the sandwich's beloved flavor profile.

1. Turkey Reuben Hash

Combine turkey with potatoes, sauerkraut and caraway for a fun, brunchy play on a Reuben sandwich.

2. Creamy Reuben Chowder

This fantastic, tangy chowder has all the terrific elements of a Reuben sandwich in a creamy soup: smoked meat, sauerkraut and toasted rye bread croutons.

3. Fried-Fish Reuben Tacos

Chef Amanda Howell's amazing Reuben-inspired tacos are made with fried flounder, Jarlsberg cheese, sauerkraut and Russian dressing.

4. Smoked Vegetarian Beet Reube