Hot Brown

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Dana_N_Ky

This is a recipe created by a Chef at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, KY.; thus the name "Hot Brown". This dish is really delicious :-)

Top Review by Bidder M

I used to work at a Holiday Inn in New Albany Indiana. This dish was on our lunch menu. It was a favorite for the derby crowds and others in the Louisville area. I made it exactly to your specs and it was delicious. What a wonderful walk down memory lane. Excellent!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. ----------CheeseSauce------------.
  2. Melt 1 stick butter (4 oz.) over low heat in a heavy non-stick saucepan.
  3. Add flour and mix until smooth.
  4. Slowly add milk (&cream); simmer until thickened.
  5. Add parmesan cheese; mix well.
  6. Remove 1/4 cup sauce to another bowl.
  7. Add egg& beat until smooth.
  8. Add egg mixture back into saucepan& mix well.
  9. Add remaining sauce ingredients: (cheese, pepper& Worcestershire), stir until smooth.
  10. Remove from heat.
  11. -------Foreach Hot Brown--------------.
  12. Cut toast slice in half and place on a heat resistant dish.
  13. Layer with turkey& ham.
  14. Cover with cheese sauce.
  15. Top with 3 slices (crisp) bacon& 2 slices tomato (if desired).
  16. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  17. Place entire dish in oven at 425 degrees for 10-15 minutes until golden& bubbly.

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