Reuben Mac and Cheese

This Reuben Mac and Cheese is made using Gary’s QuickSteak Corned Beef!

Corned Beef
Reuben Mac and Cheese

Reuben Mac & Cheese


  • 1 12 oz package Gary’s QuickSteak Corned Beef 
  • 1 16 oz package Cavatappi Pasta (you can substitute any pasta) 
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 C Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp Caraway Seeds (optional)
  • 1 C Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 8 Tbsp Butter 
  • 6 Tbsp Flour
  • 6 C Whole Milk
  • 8 slices Velveeta Cheese
  • 2 C Cheddar Cheese, shredded 
  • 1 C Sauerkraut, drained and squeezed dry
  • Fresh ground black pepper  
  • Russian Dressing


  • Preheat oven to 400˚F. 
  • Place sauerkraut in colander to drain then wrap in 3 layers of paper towels. Remove all remaining liquid, set aside.
  • Bring large pot of salted water to a boil, add pasta. Cook to al dente, stirring occasionally. Drain immediately and set aside.
  • Prepare Gary's QuickSteak Corned Beef according to package directions in same container used for the pasta. Remove cooked corned beef from pot set aside with pasta.
  • While corned beef is cooking, mix together panko crumbs, caraway seeds, salt and ½ cup Parmesan cheese.
  • To same pot, add butter and melt. Remove 2 tbsp of melted butter and stir into the panko mixture.
  • To the remaining melted butter, add flour and whisk until foamy and a light pale roux paste forms. 
  • Whisk in ¼ c milk and stir until roux is smooth. Gradually add remaining milk, whisking continually until the flour mixture is bubbly and thick. 
  • Turn off heat and stir in shredded cheese and remaining Parmesan cheese until melted together. 
  • Add pasta, corned beef, and sauerkraut to cheese mixture and gently stir ingredients. 
  • Transfer to 9” x 13” baking dish. Cut Velveeta cheese into quarters, place squares on top of pasta mixture, then cover all with panko topping.
  • Bake until cheese is bubbling and panko is browned, 15-20 minutes. Serve with Russian dressing.  


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