Cheesy Reuben Mac & Cheese
This fun mash-up of mac ’n’ cheese and a Reuben sandwich is quick and easy to prepare to order.
Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 25minutes Serves: 4
2 cups cubed day-old rye bread
2 tbsp melted butter
1 tbsp minced garlic
12 oz elbow macaroni
2 tbsp canola oil
2 cups chopped sliced pastrami
1/2 cup sauerkraut
1/2 cups Gehl’s Beer Cheese Sauce
2 tbsp finely chopped fresh chives
1. Preheat oven to 400˚F. Toss together bread cubes, melted butter and garlic. Arrange in single layer on parchment paper–lined baking sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown and toasted. Let cool completely.
2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid.
3. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet set over medium heat; cook pastrami and sauerkraut for 3 to 5 minutes or until heated through. Add pasta and pasta water, tossing to coat.
4. In microwave-safe bowl, microwave cheese sauce on High for 1 to 2 minutes or until warm (do not boil). Stir often. Toss with pasta mixture. Sprinkle with croutons and chives.