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Cauliflower Crust Rueben Recipe

Craving a comforting yet low-carb treat? Look no further than our Cauliflower Crust Rueben! Perfect for lunch, dinner, or a snack, this recipe combines the tangy goodness of a Rueben sandwich with the health benefits of cauliflower.

Cauliflower Crust Rueben

Cauliflower Crust Rueben

Looking for a deliciously creative way to enjoy a Rueben sandwich without the guilt? Our Cauliflower Crust Rueben recipe is here to save the day! Perfect for lunch, dinner, or a satisfying snack, this low-carb twist on a beloved classic is sure to become your new favorite.


  • 1 head cauliflower, riced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup sauerkraut, drained
  • 1/2 cup corned beef, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Russian dressing
  • 1/2 cup Swiss cheese, shredded


  • Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix the riced cauliflower, eggs, mozzarella cheese, almond flour, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper until well combined.
  • Spread the cauliflower mixture onto the prepared baking sheet, shaping it into a round crust about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Bake the cauliflower crust for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and firm.
  • Once the crust is done, remove it from the oven and top it with sauerkraut and corned beef.
  • Drizzle the Russian dressing over the toppings, then sprinkle with shredded Swiss cheese.
  • Return the topped crust to the oven and bake for an additional 5-7 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Remove from the oven, slice, and serve hot. Enjoy the delicious flavors of a Rueben sandwich without the carbs!

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Cauliflower: Low in carbs, high in fiber, and packed with nutrients.
  • Eggs: Virtually carb-free and a good source of protein.
  • Mozzarella Cheese: Low in carbs and adds a creamy texture to the crust.
  • Almond Flour: Low in carbs and provides a nutty flavor to the crust.
  • Sauerkraut: Low in carbs and rich in probiotics for gut health.
  • Corned Beef: Low in carbs and a good source of protein and iron.
  • Russian Dressing: Moderate in carbs, so use sparingly to keep carb count down.
  • Swiss Cheese: Low in carbs and adds a deliciously gooey texture to the topping.

Average carb content per serving: Approximately 57 grams.

Guilt-Free Twist on a Classic!

Craving a Rueben but don’t want to stray from your keto goals? Our Cauliflower Crust Rueben is here to save the day! It’s a delicious take on the classic favorite, revamped to fit your low-carb lifestyle. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner, this dish is perfect for any mealtime occasion. Indulge in all the flavors you love without worrying about the guilt. Happy eating and staying on track!

Credit to Swolechef on Reddit

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