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Slow-Cooked Reuben Spread

Slow-Cooked Reuben Spread

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours


3-3/4 cups

I’m a big fan of Reuben sandwiches and anything with that flavor combination. For an appetizer, I blend corned beef with Swiss and a few other items to make a spread for rye bread or crackers. —June Herke, Watertown, South Dakota

Slow-Cooked Reuben Spread Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, cubed
  • 4 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 4 packages (2 ounces each) thinly sliced deli corned beef, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Thousand Island salad dressing
  • Snack rye bread or rye crackers


  1. Place the first 5 ingredients in a 3-qt. slow cooker; stir to combine. Cook, covered, on low 4 to 4-1/2 hours or until heated through.
  2. Stir to blend. Serve spread with bread or crackers.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 137 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 285mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.

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