Louisville Hot Brown

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by JustJanS

This comes from my new cookbook Best of the Best from Kentucky. I made it for lunch today, and it was so good. I understand it's a fairly famous dish in Kentucky and that this is a simpler version than the usual two sauce one. I don't know about that, I just know I enjoyed it!

Top Review by Bergy

I think I've died and gone to Heaven! This is a wonderful lunch or dinner entree - throw in an egg and you have a great brunch dish - I used chicken breast. Can't improve on it Thanks JanS for a recipe I'll use regularly

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onion in butter until transparent, add flour and cook stirring for 1 minute.
  2. Add milk, salt and pepper and whisk until smooth.
  3. Cook on medium heat until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add cheeses and continue heating until they blend.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Put one slice of toast in each of four oven-proof individual serving dishes (I used our 1980's stoneware dinner plates).
  7. Top each piece of toast with slices of chicken or turkey.
  8. Slice remaining toasts diagonally and place on sides of sandwiches.
  9. Ladle cheese sauce over sandwiches.
  10. Place sandwiches under broiler until sauce begins to bubble.
  11. Garnish with crumbled bacon and sauteed mushroom slices and serve immediately.

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