This humble deli sandwich looks so chic in miniature, and took centre stage at our holiday party! And the boys went crazy for it...Girls loved it too!
Recipe Beth Jacob. Food Styling Kari Wardrop. Photography Jerry Grajewski.

Recipe Beth Jacob. Food Styling Kari Wardrop. Photography Jerry Grajewski.

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  • 8-10Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 loaf sliced pumpernickel, crusts removed
  • Butter, for brushing toasts
  • 1/2 cup sauerkraut, drained
  • 12-14 slices shaved pastrami
  • 1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese
  • Thousand Island dressing
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons relish

Preparation

For dressing, in small bowl, combine all ingredients. Set aside. Can be made up to a week in advance.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut pumpernickel in 12 to 14 3-inch squares, brush with butter and toast for 5 minutes. Preheat broiler. Top each toast with a teaspoon of Thousand Island dressing. Divide sauerkraut among toasts, top each with one loosely folded piece of pastrami. Divide Swiss cheese among toasts. Place under broiler for 1-2 minutes until melted, watching carefully.