Reuben in the Round Crescents

Looking for a cheesy dinner made with Pillsbury® crescent dinner rolls? Then check out this delicious pastrami and sauerkraut casserole, flavored with caraway and sesame seed.

Reuben in the Round Crescents

Prep: 25 min | Bake: 25 min | Yield: 8 servings


  • 2 (8 ounce) cans Pillsbury® Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls
  • 1 (8 ounce) package thinly sliced pastrami or corned beef
  • 1 (6 ounce) package (4 slices) Swiss or mozzarella cheese
  • 1 (8 ounce) can (1 cup) sauerkraut, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seed


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Separate 1 can of dough into 4 rectangles. Place in ungreased 12-inch pizza pan or 13 x 9-inch pan; press over bottom and 1/2 inch up sides to form crust. Firmly press perforations to seal.
  3. Layer pastrami, cheese and sauerkraut over dough. Sprinkle with caraway seed.
  4. Separate second can of dough into 8 triangles. Arrange triangles spoke-fashion over filling with points toward center. Do not seal outer edges of triangles to bottom crust. Sprinkle with sesame seed.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.


Nutrition information 1 Serving (1/8 of Recipe) Calories 390 (Calories from Fat 230), Total Fat 26g (Saturated Fat 9g, Cholesterol 45mg; Sodium 900mg; Total Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 5g), Protein 15g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4.00%; Vitamin C 4.00%; Calcium 25.00%; Iron 10.00%

Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Pillsbury
Irene Dunn, Cuyhoga Falls, Ohio. Bake-Off® Contest 27, 1976