Reuben Stuffed Baked Potatoes

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Do you love Reuben Sandwiches? Do you love baked potatoes?  Then this Reuben Stuffed Baked Potato is going to rock your world!

Reuben Stuffed Baked Potato

This baked potato eats like a meal.  It’s the epitome of the best of both worlds.  A perfectly baked russet potato filled with cream cheese, corned beef, Frank’s Kraut and Swiss cheese.  Everything you love in a Reuben sandwich, baked into a hot potato!

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Reuben Stuffed Baked Potato

March is National Reuben Month!

I am here to tell you that our family couldn’t be more excited to eat MORE “Reubenized” things in honor of this delicious month! I have partnered with Frank’s Kraut over the last the last three years and my have we made LOTS of great Reuben recipes together!  Not only this Traditional Reuben Sandwich, but a Cream of Reuben Soup,  a Reuben Pizza, Reuben Burgers, even a Reuben Quiche! And that’s just the beginning. If you are a fan of Reuben’s, you have come to the right place!

See all of my Reuben Recipes 

Rueben Stuffed Baked Potato

Today — we are Reubenizing the baked potato!  We eat baked potatoes a lot around here.  Sometimes I just buy the big ones and we have lots of options for toppings and make that our meal.  This is that kind of potato!  What else could you need?  Big, perfectly done potato, stuffed with three different cheeses, Frank’s Kraut and diced corned beef.  When I made them to share with you, I used deli corned beef.  I purchased it at the counter, and had them slice it thick so that I could dice it easily.  Of course another option is making these with the left over corned beef you have from making that Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner on St. Patrick’s Day.  Leftover corned beef has tons of uses.  One of our favorites is this Reuben Casserole!

Reuben Casserole
REUBEN CASSEROLE – This casserole is so rich and creamy, it has all of the flavors of a Reuben sandwich, in a baked noodle casserole!

Start by baking your russet potatoes.  I always wash mine thoroughly, then give them a dusting with some coarse sea salt.  A long time ago I read to bake your potatoes on a stainless steel kebob skewer, because as it’s cooking the outside, the skewer gets hot and cooks from the inside, too.  It’s the only way I ever bake potatoes now.   They come out just like a restaurant’s.  Mash the insides of the baked potato with the cream cheese until combined, add in Frank’s Kraut, Swiss cheese and Corned beef and stir to combine.   Pile into potato skins, top with Parmesan and paprika and bake.

Rueben Stuffed Baked Potato

My youngest daughter asks me to make these regularly.  She even requested them for her birthday dinner last year! They are birthday dinner quality — it’s TRUE! The flavors are amazing, and these potatoes are filling and perfect for a main course.  It’s hard to call this one a side dish!






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Love Reubens? Want to know more? The Reuben actually has a couple of origin stories, it just depends on who tells it. Learn all about Reuben and how to Reubenize anything!

How To Reuben-ize Anything



So, if you are looking for something new to make for dinner, why not try these! I bet you will love them, too! And not just because it’s Reuben Madness Month, any ‘ol time of the year is perfect for one of these beauties!


Reuben Stuffed Baked Potato

close up of Reuben Stuffed Baked Potato on a black plate
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Reuben Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Love Reubens? Love Baked potatoes? Then this Reuben Stuffed Baked Potato is going to rock your world!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 10 minutes
Additional Time40 minutes
Total Time2 hours
Cuisine: Main Dish
Keyword: Reuben Stuffed Baked Potatoes
Servings: 1 potato
Calories: 932kcal
Author: Michaela Kenkel


  • 1 good sized Russet potato
  • 1/2 cup corned beef chopped
  • 1/4 cup whipped cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup Frank's Kraut drained
  • 1/4 cup Swiss cheese shredded
  • 1 Tablespoon Parmesan cheese shredded
  • Paprika


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash and lightly dust the outside of the potato while still wet with sea salt. Bake for 45 minutes.
  • While potato is baking mix together the corned beef, Swiss cheese and sauerkraut in a bowl.
  • When potato is baked, carefully cut a slit in the potato lengthwise, and remove the potato insides, leaving just the skins.
  • Mash the insides with the cream cheese. Fold in the sauerkraut mixture.
  • Scoop back into the skins and top with Parmesan cheese and dust with paprika.
  • Put back in the oven for about 15-20 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.


This recipe is for one potato -- this makes it easy to double or triple etc... when making them for your family. Adapted from[br][br]HINT: I always stick a stainless steel skewer through my potatoes when I bake them They come out just like a restaurant.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 932kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 62g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 213mg | Sodium: 2780mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 7g

The “Omaha Original” Sandwich that started it all!

Reuben Sandwich
TRADITIONAL REUBEN SANDWICH A pile of corned beef, slices of Swiss cheese, Frank’s Kraut and Thousand Island dressing grilled between two slices of your favorite rye bread until the cheese is perfect and melty. What more could anyone really ask for in a sandwich? It’s the whole package.


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  1. I am absolutely in love with this recipe! This will be such a hit at our house! I think I will try it with my crock pot baked potatoes ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. Youre seriously making me have the ability to have a rueben meal every day! My favorite sandwich is a rueben and Id eat a potato every meal so this is absolutely a must make in my life! Added it to my meal plan for the week!

  3. What a genius way to change up your Reuben routine! I don’t have a “Reuben” routine but Brooks does and he is going to love this one. I am thinking he can do it with sweet potatoes!

  4. Baked potatoes are just the most amazing comfort food in my mind – so good, and so good for you! Stuffing them with all kinds of Reuben goodness like you’ve done here makes them the perfect meal! Delicious!

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