This made-for-dipping Best Reuben Dip recipe is sure to get any party started in style. It's filled with corned beef, sauerkraut and plenty of Swiss cheese. Serve it with rye bread, crackers, crostini or pita chips on the side for dipping.
Easy Reuben Dip Recipe for St Patrick's Day Fun
There's nothing like a delectable holiday-themed appetizer to get your St Patrick's Day festivities started. This ooey gooey Reuben dip is the perfect combination of Swiss cheese, corned beef and sauerkraut all smothered in a dreamy thousand island cream cheese sauce. It combines all of the flavors found in a classic Reuben sandwich and transforms them into a fabulously creamy dip.
Serve Reuben Dip for a Year-Round Appetizer Sure to Please
While we naturally think of corned beef and cabbage for St Patrick's Day, this dip is a year-round option for parties and holiday events. You'll be amazed how so few ingredients can pack such incredible flavor. When party planning, we often focus our efforts on the entrée or desserts, but, I'm a firm believer that tasty appetizers capture the attention of your guests from the onset.
- Ingredients you'll need to make homemade Reuben Dip: Corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, mayonnaise, bottled Thousand Island dressing, chive and onion flavored cream cheese, fresh chives and chips, pita, or toasted rye bread rounds for serving,
- Kitchen tools you'll need: 1 ½ quart baking dish, colander, sharp knife and cutting board, hand mixer, measuring cups and spoons, rubber spatula and cheese grater.
- The most important part of making this dip is making an effort to remove all of the excess moisture from the sauerkraut after rinsing. You can place it into a lint free kitchen towel and squeeze.
- The best Thousand Island dressing to use in this recipe is a brand that you already enjoy. Whether it's Ken's Kraft, Marzetti's, Wishbone or a private label store brand. It's a big part of the flavor so choose a good one!
- Serve this delicious dip with rye bread, crackers, crostini or pita chips for dipping.
- You can fully assemble this dish and pop it into the refrigerator overnight. Allow it to stand at room temperature for 20 minutes or so and bake according to the recipe just before serving.
- Store cooked Reuben Dip chilled in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in single servings in the microwave.
More Easy Dip Recipes to Make
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- Spinach Artichoke Dip is a restaurant favorite that can easily be recreated at home.
- Homemade French Onion Dip is bound to become a family favorite.
- Million Dollar Dip is easy to make and eat!
- Buffalo Chicken Dip will wow your friends and family.
- This BLT Dip features all of the familiar flavors we all love.
- Gooey Three Cheesesteak Dip is packed with flavor.
- For more appetizer inspiration, checkout my Parade article featuring 36 Scrumptious Appetizers.
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Helpful Kitchen Items:
Best Reuben Dip
- 1 cup real mayonnaise
- ⅔ cup Thousand Island dressing (store bought or homemade)
- 4 oz chive and onion cream cheese softened
- 1 cup sauerkraut rinsed and drained well
- 6 oz Deli corned beef chopped
- 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives
- rye bread, crackers or crostini for dipping
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 1 ½ quart baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
- In a medium-size mixing bowl using an electric mixer, cream together mayonnaise, Thousand Island, and cream cheese until fully combined.
- Squeeze all excess moisture from sauerkraut. Add to the bowl with corned beef and 1 ½ cups cheese. Mix by hand until combined.
- Spread evenly in dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
- Bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden. Garnish with chopped chives. Serve immediately with rye bread, crackers or crostini for dipping.