Jumbo Reuben Loaf

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“This looked so good when I saw it, that I had to post it. Checked to see if it was here and it wasn't - so here goes. It was Rachel Ray's recipe that I changed around.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Preheat broiler and place rack 10"-12" from heat.
  3. To very hot skillet add vegetable oil, bay leaf, garlic, cloves(if using), cabbage, cinnamon stick and nutmeg.
  4. Cook, stirring frequently, 5 minutes, then add the grill seasoning and brown sugar or splenda and toss to coat.
  5. Add vinegar, cook off 2 minutes then remove from heat and let stand.
  6. Remove bay leaf, cloves and cinnamon stick.
  7. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  8. Cut 1' off bread acroos the whole loaf to remove top.
  9. Remove the soft insides of the bread to form a bread bowl.
  10. Pile half the cabbage into base of the bread.
  11. Fill bread with meats and Swiss cheese,.
  12. Place filled bread into the oven to melt the Swiss.
  13. Top melted cheese with the remaining seared pickled cabbage.
  14. Slather the top with sweet pickle mixed with chili sauce & mayonnaise, and set bread top into place.
  15. The loaf will appear whole and empty to the naked eye.
  16. Pack to travel or serve on cutting board.
  17. Cut loaf into 6-8 sections and serve.

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