What Goes On A Corned Beef Sandwich?

One of the best comfort foods available is corned beef sandwiches, which I think everyone knows!

Corned beef sandwiches make for a filling meal no matter the occasion, especially when you consider all the different toppings you can play with, from savory lunches to lazy brunches to hearty dinners.

I’ve compiled a list of 17 devilishly good toppings today to serve as inspiration for your next recipe for a corned beef sandwich.

Easy Corned Beef Sandwiches

Sandwiches and Corned Beef are my weakness. I’m from New York City, where there are many delis. We also have a lot of Jewish eateries. What do those two have in common? They both serve delicious sandwiches, and a good deli sandwich will keep you coming back for more.

I always struggle to choose between the pastrami sandwich and the corned beef sandwich when I attend a Jewish dinner. Since I absolutely adore corned beef sandwiches, I’ll typically go with the latter.

I love using Slow Cooker Corned Beef in this recipe and highly recommend you make it too!

What Goes On A Corned Beef Sandwich?

What Do You Put On Corned Beef Sandwiches?

Every day of the week is a great day for these flavorful and delicious sandwiches. You can enjoy them for St. Patrick’s day, to host a party, or game day. You will need:

  • Rye Bread: Although it’s not trendy, traditional corned beef sandwiches are made with rye bread.
  • Russian Dressing
  • Dill Pickle Relish
  • Sauerkraut
  • Swiss Cheese is optional; a Jewish restaurant will never serve cheese on their sandwiches.

How Do You Cook Corned Beef?

  • This is the recipe I always use and it cooks for 8 to 10 hours on low in the slow cooker.
  • Oven option: depending on how big the brisket is, it will take about 4-6 hours.
  • In the Pressure Cooker – it will take about 1. 5 hours, try my Instant Pot Corned Beef recipe.

What Goes On A Corned Beef Sandwich?

Other St. Patrick’s Day Favorites:

We also have some other fantastic and delectable recipes that are ideal for St. Patrick’s Day. Some of our all-time favorite Irish inspired recipes are:

More Delicious Sandwich Recipes:

What Goes On A Corned Beef Sandwich?

  • 1 lb sliced corned beef
  • 1/2 lb sauerkraut
  • 8 slices Jewish rye bread
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter (softened)
  • 8 tablespoons Russian Dressing
  • 4 tablespoons Dill Pickle Relish
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese

If you don’t have Russian dressing, here is how to make it:

  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon dill pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (or pickle juice)
  • 1 teaspoon grated horseradish from a jar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

If Making Homemade Corned Beef:

  • Follow this recipe to make homemade corned beef.

If Using Store Bought Corned Beef:

  • If you’re using deli corned beef that was purchased, place it in a baking dish that has been lined with aluminum foil. Add 2 tablespoons of water to the corned beef and preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Bring foil endless up and seal the beef.
  • Place in the oven and heat for approximately 10 minutes.

If Making Homemade Russian Dressing

  • Combine all the dressing ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk to combine. Season dressing with salt and pepper and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • ▢ Brush 1 side of the bread slices with butter. Toast in a hot cast iron skillet with the butter side down. Just a few minutes.
  • On the side of the bread slices that has not been toasted, liberally spread Russian dressing.
  • ▢ Per sandwich: top one slice with dill pickle relish. Pile corned beef on the other slice.
  • ▢ Top beef with sauerkraut. Over the corned beef, place the slice with the dill pickle relish.
  • Slice and enjoy!

If using Swiss Cheese:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place bread slices on a baking pan.
  • On the side of the bread slices that has not been toasted, liberally spread Russian dressing.
  • ▢ Per sandwich: top one slice with dill pickle relish. Pile corned beef on the other slice.
  • Top beef with swiss cheese slices.
  • Toast the cheese-topped slices in the oven for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
  • Top beef with sauerkraut.
  • Over the corned beef, place a slice of dill pickle relish.
  • Slice and enjoy!

Show me what you made on Instagram or Facebook and tag me at @sweetnsavorymeals or hashtag it at #sweetnsavorymeals.

What Goes On A Corned Beef Sandwich?

Manny’s Corned Beef Sandwich Is A Chicago Icon

FAQ

What goes nice with corned beef in a sandwich?

Corned Beef SandwichHorseradish Mayo – Horseradish and beef pair perfectly. Caramelized onions: These add some sweetness to counteract the corned beef’s saltiness. The peppery goodness of the rocket/arugula goes well with the corned beef.

What kind of cheese goes with corned beef?

Swiss or baby swiss cheese has a mild tang and a lot of creaminess. Meat: Any leftover corned beef, or you can buy it from your deli. Although bottled Russian dressing is frequently served on the traditional, a simple and flavorful alternative is a 1:1 spread of dijon mustard and mayonnaise.

What is the difference between a Reuben and a corned beef sandwich?

On marble or regular rye bread, a Reuben sandwich is typically made with corned beef, sauerkraut, and Russian or Thousand Island dressing. But then it just wouldn’t be a traditional reuben, would it? In the end, you can’t go wrong with either of these flavor-packed meats!

Leave a Comment