Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

St. Patrick’s Day is just two days away. If you find the pot of gold, please let me know.

No really. My family and I spent the morning searching for gold in our house. My baby girl’s tiny gold bracelet that is. I looked at her tiny wrist and noticed it was missing, as she just had it on yesterday. I’m crossing my fingers that I find it in our dryer’s lint trap. Gold is so expensive nowadays. I need a leprechaun to send some luck my way!

Well since I can’t find the pot of gold, at least I can find the pot of flavor.

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

You ever make something so totally amazing you think you hit the flavor jack pot? That is my take on these Grilled Hashcake Rueben Sandwiches. Buttered sourdough bread sandwiches melting cheddar cheese, dilled corned beef hash and potato cakes, and crisp coleslaw dripping with homemade Russian dressing.

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Yeah, that’s my kinds of St. Patrick’s Day lunch! And you don’t even have to slow cook the corned beef or boil the potatoes. The most prep work you’ll spend on these sandwiches is 20 minutes-tops. The secret? I cheated with a can of corned beef hash. My dad worked a lot when we were kids and corned beef hash was one of his “go-to” foods to feed my brother and me. I actually love the stuff! Especially camping! My boys even enjoyed the hashcake patties a la carte. I myself scarfed down this juicy – almost burger like – delight in a heartbeat!

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

This recipe makes 12 decent sized half sandwiches, or 6 very full sized large sandwiches. Choose your hunger level and let’s get cooking!

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches

Ingredients:
-For the Russian Coleslaw
3/4 cup olive oil mayonnaise
1/3 cup ketchup
1 tsp Wasabi powder
1/2 tsp celery seed
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 Tb A1 steak sauce
2 Tb cider vinegar
1 Tb sugar
2 Tb finely diced white onion
1 14 oz package coleslaw mix
-For the Hash Cakes
1 15 oz can corned beef hash
1 cup flour
2 eggs
1 tsp dill weed
1 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp salt
2 Tb whole grain mustard
cooking spray
12 slices sourdough bread
12 Tb butter with canola oil spread
6 oz cheddar cheese, grated

Directions:
In a medium bowl combine the Russian coleslaw ingredients, except the coleslaw mix. Mix well with a wire whisk.

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Fold in the coleslaw mix and set aside.

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

In a separate bowl, combine the can of corned beef hash with flour, eggs, mustard and seasonings. Mix well with a fork.

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Heat a nonstick griddle over medium heat. Spray it lightly with cooking spray. Using a large scoop, scoop the hash mixture onto the griddle. Spray the tops of the scoops with more cooking spray and press with the back of a nonstick turner to make a patty.

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Cook about 3 minutes until lightly golden. Flip over carefully and cook about 2-3 minutes more. Repeat for remaining hash mixture, making 12 patties. Set aside on plate. Cover with a clean towel to keep warm, if desired.

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Cut each slice of sourdough bread in half. Spread 1/2 Tb of butter on one side of each slice of bread. Place buttered side down on heated griddle. Sprinkle 1 Tb of cheese on each bread slice. Cook about 2-3 minutes, until desired golden color is achieved on bread bottom. Place one hash cake on one bread slice, followed by a large scoop of Russian coleslaw.

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Fold over the other bread half to create a sandwich. Transfer to a cutting board and slice in half once more to serve. Serve immediately with pickles, if desired. Refrigerate unassembled leftovers separately.

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Enjoy your St. Patrick’s Day celebration!

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Number of servings: 12

Per Serving 687 calories

Fat 33 g

Carbs 71 g

Protein 27 g

12

Grilled Hash Cake Rueben Sandwiches

Weight Watchers PointsPlus®: 18

*Nutritional value may vary depending upon which ingredients are used.

*PointsPlus® calculated by Famished Fish and in no way endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.

Ingredients

    For the Russian Coleslaw

  • 3/4 cup olive oil mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 tsp Wasabi powder
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 Tb A1 steak sauce
  • 2 Tb cider vinegar
  • 1 Tb sugar
  • 2 Tb finely diced white onion
  • 1 14 oz package coleslaw mix
  • For the Hash Cakes

  • 1 15 oz can corned beef hash
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp dill weed
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 Tb whole grain mustard
  • cooking spray
  • 12 slices sourdough bread
  • 12 Tb butter with canola oil spread
  • 6 oz cheddar cheese, grated

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl combine the Russian coleslaw ingredients, except the coleslaw mix. Mix well with a wire whisk. Fold in the coleslaw mix and set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the can of corned beef hash with flour, eggs, mustard and seasonings. Mix well with a fork. Heat a nonstick griddle over medium heat. Spray it lightly with cooking spray. Using a large scoop, scoop the hash mixture onto the griddle. Spray the tops of the scoops with more cooking spray and press with the back of a nonstick turner to make a patty.
  3. Cook about 3 minutes until lightly golden. Flip over carefully and cook about 2-3 minutes more. Repeat for remaining hash mixture, making 12 patties. Set aside on plate. Cover with a clean towel to keep warm, if desired.
  4. Cut each slice of sourdough bread in half. Spread 1/2 Tb of butter on one side of each slice of bread. Place buttered side down on heated griddle. Sprinkle 1 Tb of cheese on each bread slice. Cook about 2-3 minutes, until desired golden color is achieved on bread bottom. Place one hash cake on one bread slice, followed by a large scoop of Russian coleslaw.
  5. Fold over the other bread half to create a sandwich. Transfer to a cutting board and slice in half once more to serve.

Notes

Serve immediately with pickles, if desired. Refrigerate unassembled leftovers separately.

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