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Reuben Hasselback Potatoes – Easy Side

Twist on the classic Reuben Sandwich and baked potato. Thinly sliced potato stuffed with Swiss cheese and corned beef. Broiled to perfection and topped with sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing. Reuben hasselback potatoes are a must try!

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Reuben Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

Imagine a classic Reuben Sandwich piled high with layers upon layers of thinly sliced corned beef, creamy swiss cheese, topped with tangy sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing.

Now merge that with a classic baked potato. What better way to change up your regular baked potato game and sandwich game by merging the two into a crispy, cheesey hasselback potato?!

This might just be the ultimate hasselback potato.

What is in Reuben Hasselback Potatoes?

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  • This recipe only requires a few ingredients but once combined you are left with crispy, cheesy hasselback potatoes. This is a great way to use up leftover deli meats and cheese into a unique appetizer or side dish.

How to Make Reuben Hasselback Potatoes:

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steps for making reuben hasselback potatoes

1 Wash and dry potatoes. Using two chopsticks or wooden spoons as a guide, carefully slice thin strips into the potato 3/4 of the way through the potato (be careful not to slice fully through the potato). This will create the hasselback.

2 Brush the potatoes with oil on both sides. Season with salt and pepper. Add to an Air Fryer tray/basket or oven safe baking tray.

3 AIR FRYER COOKING METHOD: Air Fry potatoes for 30 minutes, brushing potatoes with additional oil halfway through cooking.

OVEN COOKING METHOD: Bake potatoes for 30 minutes, brushing potatoes with additional oil halfway through cooking.

4 Stuff strips of cheese and corned beef in alternating slices in each potato.

5 Return potatoes to Air Fryer or Oven and broil for 5 minutes until cheese melts and meat crisps up.

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6 To Serve: Top each potato with sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing.

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Reuben Hasselback PotatoeS on a blue plate

Reuben Hasselback Potatoes

Twist on the classic Reuben Sandwich and baked potato. Thinly sliced potato stuffed with Swiss cheese and corned beef. Broiled to perfection and topped with sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing. A must try!
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 5
Calories 208 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
 
 

Potatoes

  • 5 potatoes, medium sized, white or russet
  • 5 slices corned beef, or pastrami, cut into strips
  • 5 slices Swiss cheese, or mozzarella, cut into strips
  • oil, for cooking
  • salt and pepper, for seasoning

Toppings

  • Sauerkraut
  • Thousand Island Dressing

Instructions
 

  • Preheat Air Fryer or Oven to 350°F.
  • Wash and dry potatoes. Using two chopsticks or wooden spoons as a guide, carefully slice thin strips into the potato 3/4 of the way through the potato (be careful not to slice fully through the potato). This will create the hasselback.
  • Brush the potatoes with oil on both sides. Season with salt and pepper. Add to an Air Fryer tray/basket or oven safe baking tray.
  • AIR FRYER COOKING METHOD
    Air Fry potatoes for 30 minutes, brushing potatoes with additional oil halfway through cooking.
    OVEN COOKING METHOD
    Bake potatoes for 30 minutes, brushing potatoes with additional oil halfway through cooking.
  • Stuff strips of cheese and corned beef in alternating slices in each potato.
  • Return potatoes to Air Fryer or Oven and broil for 5 minutes until cheese melts and meat crisps up.
  • Top each potato with sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing and serve. Enjoy!

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NUTRITION

Calories: 208kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 7gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 167mgPotassium: 936mgFiber: 5gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 49IUVitamin C: 45mgCalcium: 69mgIron: 2mg
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