Healthy Reuben Tortilla Panini Strips

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When I go to Costco, I have to take the whole family. My little one will try every single food sample. even food she normally doesn’t like. My husband looks at all the Christmas decorations, and I love that I find new products to try. During this trip picked up a bag of TortillaLand Tortillas. I was totally intrigued that these were uncooked tortillas that I would cook at home and make something healthy out of. In other words, they would be fresh, hence I found them in the refrigerator section. They only have five ingredients, so it is important to keep them refrigerated.  When you cook them, they will puff up. So cool. They have much better taste and texture than the precooked tortillas I have bought.

I was telling my Dad about them as I knew he would be intrigued that they were uncooked. After all, he is a food nerd same as me. He suggested I make a Reuben out of them. Seems like great idea to me. These are like fancy sandwiches perfect for a game day party. I made them in my waffle iron, so they would have that cool waffle look on top.

I also used three tortillas, same as a club sandwich. What a rebel! The first layer is the Thousand Island dressing and corned beef from the deli section. Then another tortilla topped by lacey Swiss cheese and sauerkraut. Since a reuben is usually served on rye bread, I gave my tortillas a “rye bread” feel by first brushing them with oil then sprinkling caraway seeds, salt and pepper on top. Oh my, oh my, did I love the bursts of flavor from the spices on top.

Love these healthy appetizers for a game day party. They look awesome done in a waffle maker #ad

In order to make this recipe even easier, I did not cook the TortillaLand tortillas before assembling. I simply let them cook in my waffle iron. If you don’t have a waffle iron, make them on a griddle or nonstick skillet. After they have been cooked, I like to cut them into strips, more like pieces of a  sandwich. That makes them the perfect finger food to grab and munch as you are riveted to the TV watching the big game.

What a fun take on a reuben sandwich. Perfect for a game day party.

I can think of so many fun game day recipes to make with these awesome TortillaLand tortillas. I am sure you can to, so do it. So run to Costco and purchase TortillaLand tortillas. In addition, leave me a comment below with what you would make for a chance to win one $50 Costco gift card, or take a picture of it and share it with me here or on Instagram for an extra chance to win one $50 Costco Gift card. Be sure to tag me and use #gotortillaland. The contest ends February 3, 2017 with a winner being picked and notified by email February 8, 2017.  Run to Costco and get cooking.

Love that these are like a club sandwich with layers. What a fun take on a reuben.

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Healthy Reuben Tortilla Panini Strips

Reuben Tortilla Panini Strips

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 16 Strips
Calories 104 kcal
Author Christie Daruwalla

Ingredients

  • 6 medium TortillaLand flour tortillas
  • 1 tsp . olive oil
  • ¼ tsp . caraway seeds
  • ¼ tsp . kosher salt
  • pinch fresh ground black pepper
  • 8 oz . sliced deli corned beef
  • 1 cup sauerkraut , drained well
  • 4 oz . thinly sliced lacey low sodium reduced fat Swiss cheese
  • 1 tbsp . low fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp . non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp . ketchup
  • 2 tsp . pickle relish
  • ¼ tsp . garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp . onion powder

Instructions

  1. Heat Panini maker or waffle iron according to manufacture’s instructions.
  2. Place four tortillas on a work surface. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with caraway seeds, salt and pepper.
  3. Turn one tortilla over so seeds are down.
  4. Cover with half of the corned beef and thousand island dressing.
  5. Place a plan tortilla on top.
  6. Add half of the sauerkraut and cheese on top.
  7. Top with another seeded tortilla (seeds up).
  8. Cook for 2 to 4 minutes, depending on your Panini maker.
  9. Place onto a cutting board and cut into 8 strips.
  10. Repeat steps 3 through 9 with remaining ingredients.

Recipe Notes

1 strip =  I calculated 3 Weight Watcher Smart Points

Nutrition Facts
Reuben Tortilla Panini Strips
Amount Per Serving
Calories 104 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 7g 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Happy Healthy Eating,

Christie

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Comments

  1. This is a very different kind of a dish with so many ingredients being used! And that's what makes me excited to try this one soon! Thanks for sharing!
  2. Elizabeth pergande says
    I would love to try to make some burritos!
  3. I absolutely love reubens, so this is definitely calling my name! These strips would be perfect finger food for a party and I love the waffle maker idea!
  4. We love Reubens and do them often as paninis. Doing them in tortillas for a party is a wonderful idea!
  5. Yum, I love this idea!!
  6. interesting.. loved the clicks

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