2020 Home for the Holidays Contest Lovable Leftovers: Hot Browns

Hot Browns

Leftover slices of turkey

Crisp bacon

Sliced tomatoes

Toast (white bread or sourdough)

Parmesan Cheese

Cheese Sauce:

2 tbsp butter

2 tbsp flour

1½ cup milk

1¼ cup cheddar (shredded)

¼ cup grated parmesan

½ tsp onion powder

¼ tsp white pepper

In medium sauce pan, melt butter and add flour on medium heat. Stir until blended. Slowly add milk, whisking after each pour. Add onion powder and white pepper. Cook over medium heat until bubbly. Remove from heat and add cheeses. Stir until melted and set aside.

Place toasted slices of bread in oven proof baking dish/dishes. Stack in this order:

  • Bread slice
  • 3 slices of bacon- crispy
  • 1-2 slices tomato

Ladle warm cheese sauce over each Hot Brown. Sprinkle with grated parmesan.

Broil in oven until cheese sauce is bubbly. Remove from oven and serve.

Sharon Felts