Kentucky Hot Browns

Kentucky Hot Browns Recipe

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Kentucky Hot Browns originated in Louisville, Kentucky by a chef in a 5 star restaurant as legend has it. I have never looked up it's history, so I hope I am not giving out misinformation. These are so good and rich and filling. I have eaten it with city ham but it is not nearly as good.

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10 Min
5 Min


2 slices of bread
2 thin slices of country ham
2 thin slices of turkey
cheese slices( use yellow cheese only)
sliced tomato


1This makes one Hot brown. Grease an oven proof ramekin or individual dish with butter.
2Place one slice of bread in dish.
3Place a slice of cheese on the bread.
4Layer the country ham and the turkey over this. Make 2 layers.
5Place the remaining bread on top of the meat.
6Put a cheese slice on the top until the bread is lightly covered.
7Put a slice of tomato on top of this.
8Broil until cheese is melted. It takes just a few minutes. Eat and moan with pleasure.

About Kentucky Hot Browns

Course/Dish: Turkey, Pork