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Hot Pastrami Sandwich

Hot pastrami, caraway-seasoned sauerkraut, creamy provolone cheese with a tangy dressing makes the perfect sandwich! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American, International
Keyword: Hot Pastrami, Hot Pastrami Sandwich, Pastrami, Pastrami Sandwich
Servings: 2 sandwiches
Calories: 200kcal
Author: SmartyPantsKitchen


  • 4 oz. pastrami shaved
  • 4 oz. sauerkraut
  • 2 oz. Thousand Island salad dressing
  • 6 oz. Provolone cheese sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds
  • 2 artisan or Brioche buns


  •  Preheat oven to broil
  • Cut buns in half
  • Put 1/2 teaspoon of butter on each bottom bun;
  • Place in broiler for 2 minutes; place top buns along side, but with no butter;  remove when slightly brown and set aside
  • Place 1/2 teaspoon butter in skillet on medium low heat; add caraway seeds and heat for about 3 minutes (until you can smell them toasting) 
  • Add sauerkraut to skillet on low heat; toss and simmer until caraway seeds are well combined into sauerkraut; slide sauerkraut to one side of the skillet
  • Add pastrami to the other side of the skillet; turn the heat up to medium, tossing pastrami until it is heated thoroughly
  • Layer bottom buttered buns with dressing, pastrami, sauerkraut, and cheese; return to broiler until cheese has melted
  • Place top bun on sandwich and enjoy!