An alternative to the Reuben sandwich, (which is an American grilled sandwich with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing, and grilled between slices of rye bread), this yummy dish uses sweet potatoes instead of bread for a healthy and delightful snack. This versatile nosh makes a good breakfast, an excellent teatime snack or the perfect party canape.
- Medium (400 g) orange sweet potato
- Olive oil
- 100 g sliced Swiss cheese
Wash 1 medium (400 g) orange sweet potato.
Trim a little from one long size; turn potato onto the flat side.
Trim two very thin slices lengthways from each side; discard.
Cut potato lengthways into four 6mm thick toast-like slices.
Brush slices with a little olive oil.
Cook sweet potato in a heated sandwich press for 10 mins or until golden on both side.
Spread 1 tbsp sauerkraut on each toast, top with 100 g sliced Swiss cheese and baking paper; with lid slightly ajar, cook for 2 mins or until cheese softens.
Serve each topped with 1 tbsp aioli and 2 slices pastrami; season with pepper.