Louisville Hot Browns

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat broiler.
  • Chop onion.
  • In a heavy saucepan heat butter over moderate heat until foam subsides and cook onion about 3 minutes, or until glassy.
  • Add flour, stirring until smooth.
  • Add milk, salt, and pepper and simmer, whisking constantly, until thickened and smooth.
  • Add cheese and remove pan from heat.
  • Whisk sauce until cheeses are melted.
  • Thinly slice mushrooms.
  • In a skillet heat oil over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking and saute mushrooms, stirring occasionally, until golden and any liquid given off by mushrooms is evaporated.
  • Season mushrooms with salt.
  • In each of 4 ovenproof individual serving dishes top 1 slice of toast with 2 slices turkey or chicken.
  • Diagonally halve remaining slices of toast and "bracket" each sandwich with 2 halves.
  • Ladle cheese sauce over sandwiches and broil 4 to 5-inches from heat until sauce begins to bubble and brown, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Crumble bacon.
  • Top each sandwich with bacon and mushrooms.
  • Serve sandwiches immediately.
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