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Reuben Rye Bread Recipe

Yields15 Servings

Rye bread is the classic bread for Reuben sandwiches and other types of cold cuts. You’ll use the wheat bread setting and you can either finish the bread in your bread machine or finish it in the oven after using the dough cycle. Caraway seeds are a traditional ingredients but that’s up to you. If you like caraway seeds add them to the dough and then top the bread with more caraway seeds after the rise cycle and before the baking cycle.

 1 1/8 cups water
 2 tbsp molasses
 2 tsp salt
 2 all-purpose flour
 1.50 rye flour
 3 tbsp brown sugar
 3 tbsp caraway seeds
 1.50 tbsp bread machine yeast

Add all of the ingredients to the bread pan in the order indicated and select the wheat course.


When finished, let the loaf rest for 10 minutes and slice and serve.


To make the Reuben sandwiches top the sliced rye bread with slices of corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and 1,000 Island dressing.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 15