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easy kentucky hot brown for two

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

Did you know:This delicious sandwich originated at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky in 1926? It's invention is credited to a man named Fred K. Schmidt who was a chef there.

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Broil

Ingredients For easy kentucky hot brown for two

  • 4 slice
  • 8 slice
    roasted turkey breast or good quality turkey lunch meat
  • 2-4 slice
  • 2 slice
    texas toast, toasted
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    whole milk or cream
  • 1/2 c
    grated monteray jack cheese.
  • 1/2 c
    grated swis cheese

How To Make easy kentucky hot brown for two

  • 1
    Cook the bacon until crisp.
  • 2
    In a saucepan melt butter and add flour to make a paste. Add milk and stir constantly over medium high heat until sauce thickens.
  • 3
    Add grated cheeses and stir until cheese melts and incorporates into the sauce and sauce is smooth.
  • 4
    Fry turkey in a little bit of butter just until heated.
  • 5
    Place the Texas toast onto a baking pan. Place 4 slices of turkey onto each pieces of toast, top with a slice of tomato.
  • 6
    Pour cheese sauce over turkey
  • 7
    Place a slice of bacon on top.
  • 8
    Place under the broiler just until cheese starts to bubble and begins to brown silghtly.
  • 9
    Serve open faced.