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Why You Should Add a Reuben To Your Menu

Americans love sandwiches. A staple in our country’s cuisine, a cold cut sandwich can be found on restaurant lunch menus nearly everywhere. But, food trends are pointing sandwiches beyond deli meats and cheese on bread. 

Restaurants are offering innovative choices to their customers as the trends emerge. Some are serving breakfast sandwiches all day. Others are adding a healthy spin on sandwiches by providing more healthy options like fresh-cooked chicken. More Americans are looking for healthy options. Adding a sandwich to your menu is a great way to do this. QSR reports on the five sandwich trends happening right now. They state, “As U.S. consumers, especially millennials, continue to trend toward food options they view as healthy, sandwiches’ versatility allow them to keep up with the times.”

Reuben sandwich with sauerkraut Why You Should Add a Reuben To Your MenuA Reuben sandwich is a great way to stay on the food trends, offer a healthy option, and provide your customers with a flavor-filled, mouth-watering sandwich. The classic Reuben is made by putting corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss cheese, and Thousand Island dressing on rye bread. Sauerkraut makes this sandwich healthy and full of probiotics. Looking for an even healthier twist? Offer it with turkey, instead of corned beef. Then it is called a Rachel. 

Whether it’s a New York deli bagel sandwich, a Philly cheesesteak, a Texas BBQ pulled pork sandwich, or a classic Reuben on rye, the possibilities are endless. Add a probiotic-packed sandwich to your menu to offer versatility and stay on the food trends. Read the other three sandwich trends in the QSR article here. 

Original article posted November 2016 on QSRmagazine.com.