Reuben Quesadillas

  • Recipe courtesy of Wayne Harley Brachman

Total Time:
30 min
20 min
Inactive Prep:
10 min
24 wedges


  • 1 medium onion, cut in half, then sliced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, plus extra for coating tortillas
  • 1/2 pound (1 cup) sauerkraut, drained
  • 6 flour tortillas
  • 6 ounces Swiss cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 pound corned beef


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In saute pan, saute the onions in 1 tablespoon oil until lightly tanned. Add sauerkraut (watch out for splashing) and cook for 8 minutes more until dried. Using a plate as a template, cut tortillas to even rounds with paring knife. Lightly coat bottoms of 3 tortillas with vegetable oil and lay out on cutting board. Spread with 1/2 of the cheese. coat with single layer of corned beef, then sauerkraut. Cover with another single layer of corned beef, then with remaining cheese and tortillas. Press down to compact. Lightly coat tops with vegetable oil. Bake for 10 minutes until lightly browned on the outside and melted on the inside. Cut each quesadilla into 8 wedges. Serve with Russian Dressing

Mix all ingredients together well, and chill until needed.