Recipe by Nana Lee
This is a good dish for bought lowcarbers and their families. It's basically individual casseroles of open-faced turkey sandwich with a white sauce. Source: Post-Gazette
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 1 tablespoon flour
- 3⁄4 cup milk or 3⁄4 cup carb countdown low-carb milk
- 1 cup shredded new york cheddar cheese
- 4 slices hearty type bread (optional)
- 4 slices cooked turkey breast, thick slices (see note)
- 8 slices cooked bacon
- fresh ground pepper
Directions See How It's Made
- Enough turkey to cover the bread (we used deli turkey, sliced 1/4-inch thick)
- Toast bread.
- Heat turkey and bacon in the microwave.
- White Sauce:.
- In a small, stainless steel sauce pan, melt butter or margarine over low heat.
- Whisk in flour.
- Add milk all at once.
- Increase heat to medium and continue whisking.
- Heat until mixture is bubbling.
- Cook one minute longer, whisking continuously.
- Whisk in cheese. Stir until melted.
- Add pepper to taste.
- Preparing the sauce ahead of time is not recommended.
- Prepare four serving dishes by placing a potato and a serving of broccoli, or your choice of sides, on each.
- Place one piece of toast on each plate.
- Top with two slices bacon, then cover with turkey.
- Pour equal portions of sauce over each. Serve any extra sauce on the side.
- Place in four small casserole dishes, prepare the Devonshire as above.
- Place under the broiler for two minutes or until the sauce is browned on top.
- Serve the sides on separate small plates.
- Warn your guests these dishes are HOT!
- Hints: Using precooked turkey and bacon saves time.
- Shred cheese or buy shredded.
- Turkey can be cooked in the microwave, leftover, or bought in the deli.
- If you choose deli turkey, be sure to get it cut about 1/4-inch thick.
- If pre-packaged, use at least three slices per serving.
- Bacon can be microwaved or fried.