Kentucky Hot Brown (for 1)

Kentucky Hot Brown (for 1) Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


The original Hot Brown was created at the Louisville Brown Hotel early this century. There are many variations, most commonly with country ham and a cheddar sauce. This version is closer to the original version.


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15 Min
40 Min


  • 3 oz
    turkey breast, roasted and sliced
  • 1 slice
    white bread, toasted
  • 2 slice
  • 2 slice
    bacon, cooked and drained
  • SAUCE:

  • 2 oz
  • 3 oz
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    swiss cheese, grated
  • ·
    salt, to taste
  • ·
    freshly ground white pepper, to taste

How to Make Kentucky Hot Brown (for 1)


  1. Sauce:
    Heat butter and add flour. Whisk and slowly cook for 5 minutes. Whisk in cream and milk; heat. Whisk in cheese until melted. Season. Simmer for 30 minutes. Sauce should be very thick.
  2. Quarter toast and place in oven-safe dish. Top with turkey and tomatoes. Cover well with sauce. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes. Garnish with bacon.

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About Kentucky Hot Brown (for 1)

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American

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