Legendary Kentucky Hot Brown Recipe

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Legendary Kentucky Hot Brown

Angela Delph

By
@dechtre

Love this recipe! It's always been one of my favorites.


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Serves:

2

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 oz
butter, cold
1/4 c
all purpose flour
16 oz
heavy cream
3/4 c
grated parmesan cheese
14 oz
sliced roast turkey breast
2 slice
texas toast (trim crusts if preferred)
4 slice
bacon, fried crisp
2
roma tomatoes, halved
salt and pepper to taste
paprika
parsley

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a two-quart saucepan, melt butter and slowly whisk in flour until combined and forms a thick paste (roux). Continue to cook roux for two minutes over medium-low heat, stirring frequently.
2
Whisk heavy cream into the roux and cook over medium heat until the cream begins to simmer, about 2-3 minutes.
3
Remove sauce from heat and slowly whisk in 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese until sauce is smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.
4
For each Hot Brown, place one slice of toast in an oven safe dish and cover with half of turkey, placing Roma tomato halves on each side of sandwich.
5
Cover both dishes completely with sauce, sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese and place under broiler until cheese begins to brown and bubble.
6
Remove from broiler, cross two pieces of crispy bacon on top, sprinkle with paprika and parsley, and serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom