Total Time
40mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

A traditional Southern dish. -- This particular recipe is from my newspaper this week, and it differs from the way my Mom makes it by adding ham-- I've always had it with just the turkey. And my mom substitutes Cheddar cheese for the Colby. It's a good, winter main dish for a cold weekend :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a heavy 4-qt saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  3. Mix in flour until smooth.
  4. Slowly add milk, stirring constantly until thickened.
  5. Add hot sauce and parmesean cheese; remove from heat.
  6. Place 1/2 cup of sauce in a small bowl; set remaining sauce aside.
  7. Combine egg yolks with 1/2 cup of sauce, mixing well.
  8. Stir egg mixture back into reserved sauce and return to heat, stirring constantly.
  9. Add Colby& American cheeses; stir until melted.
  10. Remove from heat.
  11. Place bread slices on individual heat-resistant plates.
  12. Cover bread with slices of chicken or turkey and ham.
  13. Cover each serving with some of the sauce and top with a tomato slice and two pieces of the bacon.
  14. Sprinkle with paprika.
  15. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until bubbly.

Reviews

(4)
Most Helpful

This dish was really delicious, and a great way to use up leftover ham and turkey. My husband and son-in-law both loved that there were various meats involved! I used rye bread, toasted lightly. Very good!

Viclynn May 07, 2010

We had never had a hot brown prior to this and we will be definitely keeping this one. Thank you Margie

Margie Brock August 03, 2005

I have been making Hot Browns for years! This is a good recipe to follow especially if you (like me) forget the proportions for the cheese sauce. I like to broil mine so that the cheese sauce gets browned. These sandwiches are spectacular!

MillieVanillie March 13, 2005

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