Ozark Christian Living

Family Life & Homemaker's Guide

Low Fat Rueben


From the kitchen of:

Mrs. Sarah E. Trainer

She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.  Proverbs 31:15

A healthy, low fat, low cost recipe. 

Total Cost:  $8.00  Serves:  4 at $2.00 per serving.


  • corned beef slices
  • sauerkraut, drained
  • Swiss cheese, made with 2% milk
  • butter spray, fat free
  • Bread, rye or wheat
  • Thousand Island dressing, light

Directions to Prepare:

  • Spray one side of a slice of bread and place on preheated grill
  • Sauté sauerkraut in non stick skillet until hot
  • Warm up corned beef slices on grill
  • Layer corned beef, Swiss cheese, and desired amount of sauerkraut on bread already on grill
  • Spray  one side of remaining slice of bread and place buttered side up on top of sauerkraut
  • Flip to brown as desired
  • Remove from grill and add approximately 1 Tablespoon of dressing



Meat Tenderizing Tip: 1/4 c vinegar, 2 T oil and spices of your choice (Italian dressing works good) with meat in a sealed bag for a minimum of 2 hours.