With all of the traditional flavors of the sandwich, this Reuben Dip is creamy and savory and everything you love about a Reuben. It’s a tasty hot dip that is perfect for any special occasion or event or just to enjoy at home on a relaxing weekend!
Reuben Dip Recipe
When I think of corned beef, I think of St. Patrick’s Day. This Reuben dip would be the perfect party appetizer! The melted cheeses with the flavor punch from the sauerkraut and salty corned beef go so well together. Even if you don’t like the deli sandwich, you have to try this dip!
This is such a quick and easy recipe to prepare. I don’t always like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, especially prepping for get-togethers! I welcome any shortcuts, including super simple dip recipes that taste amazing – like this one! This Reuben dip proves that you don’t have to spend a lot of time in the kitchen to make tasty food that will impress a crowd.
Another fantastic corned beef appetizer is Reuben Sliders. They are a mini version of the classic Reuben sandwich!
What You’ll Need
Only 6 simple ingredients are needed to make this tasty Reuben dip.
- Cream Cheese: Take the cream cheese out of the refrigerator for about 30 minutes before you prepare the dip to soften.
- Corned Beef: I use chopped deli corned beef for this recipe.
- Swiss Cheese
- Sauerkraut: Use any kind of sauerkraut you prefer. Just make sure it is drained before adding.
- Sour Cream
- Thousand Island Dressing
How to Make Reuben Dip
Once all of the ingredients are well combined, they are put into the oven so they can bake to ooey, gooey perfection!
- Prep Oven and Baking Dish. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and grease an 8×8 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
- Combine Creamy Ingredients. Add cream cheese, sour cream, and Thousand Island dressing to a large mixing bowl. Stir until smooth.
- Add Remaining Ingredients. Mix in corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese until combined.
- Transfer to Baking Dish. Pour into the prepared baking dish and spread it evenly.
- Bake. Place in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until hot, bubbly, and slightly golden.
- Cool. Allow the Reuben dip to cool for a few minutes before serving.
- Serve. Enjoy with your favorite dippers!
Can I Make Reuben Dip in the Slow Cooker?
Yes! Combine all of the ingredients as you would for a baking dish, and add them to your crockpot instead. Cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6 hours.
How to Store Leftovers
Store leftovers of this Reuben dip recipe in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They will stay fresh for 4-5 days.
Tips and Variations
- Corned Beef: Instead of deli corned beef, you can use leftover corned beef for this dip recipe.
- Sauerkraut: Homemade sauerkraut or store-bought can be used based on your preference.
- Sour Cream: Mayonnaise can be substituted for the sour cream.
- Dressing: If you do not have Thousand Island dressing, swap it for Russian.
- Serving: Rye chips, crackers, celery sticks, and baby carrots are some great ideas to serve with the Reuben dip.
More Hot Dip Recipes
- 1 8 ounce package cream cheese softened
- 6 ounces deli corned beef chopped
- 1 cup Swiss cheese shredded
- ⅔ cup sauerkraut drained
- ½ cup sour cream
- ¼ cup Thousand Island salad dressing
- Rye chips
- Sturdy crackers/chips
- Veggies like carrots, celery
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Coat an 8×8 pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
- In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, sour cream and dressing until smooth.
- Add corned beef, sauerkraut, and cheese and mix until combined.
- Evenly spread mixture into the prepared pan.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes, until hot and bubbly. Cool slightly and serve with crackers, chips or fresh veggies.