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Brooklyn Avenue Sandwich {Pastrami, Cole Slaw, Russian Dressing, Rye} - BoulderLocavore.com

Brooklyn Avenue Sandwich {Pastrami, Cole Slaw, Russian Dressing & Rye}

This delicious sandwich has everything; salty, sweet, tangy and crunch!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword brooklyn avenue sandwich, Mad Men recipe, pastrami on rye with cole slaw
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 1 cup Russian Dressing, 3 cups Cole Slaw; number of sandwiches to preference
Calories 146 kcal
Author Toni Dash


Ingredients for Cole Slaw:

  • 1/3 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Granulated Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • ½ teaspoon Celery Seed
  • 4 Scallions , white and light green portions thinly sliced
  • 3 cups Cole Slaw mix

Remaining Sandwich Ingredients:

  • Thinly sliced pastrami (4 ounces or more per sandwich)
  • Rye Bread
  • Russian Dressing


Instructions for Cole Slaw:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, sugar, dijon mustard and celery seed; whisk to combine.
  2. Add the scallions and cole slaw mix; use a mixing spoon to toss the greens into the sauce until it is fully combined. Refrigerate in a sealed container until use.

Instructions to make Sandwich(es):

  1. Spread some Russian dressing on two slices of rye bread. Add 4 ounces pastrami, top with a helping of cole slaw. Sandwiches may be held together with toothpicks if desired. Serve with a side of traditional potato salad.

Recipe Notes

A shortcut gluten-free mock rye bread made by augmenting a mix. I made the bread in a breadmaker but it also could be baked normally following the instructions of the mix. Ingredients: 1 box Glutino 'Gluten-Free Favorite Sandwich Bread' (and the called for ingredients for the mix: eggs, oil/butter) ¾ teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar, ¾ teaspoon dried Orange Peel, 2 tablespoons Light Brown Sugar, 2 tablespoons Caraway Seeds, ½ teaspoon Onion Powder, ½ teaspoon dried Dill Weed Follow package instructions adding vinegar to the wet ingredient and dry ingredients on top of the flour before the yeast (if making in a breadmaker).

Nutrition Facts
Brooklyn Avenue Sandwich {Pastrami, Cole Slaw, Russian Dressing & Rye}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 146
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 76mg3%
Potassium 489mg14%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 685IU14%
Vitamin C 85.9mg104%
Calcium 136mg14%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.