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Hot Brown Sandwiches Recipe

Hot Brown Sandwiches Recipe

Our home economists suggest that you prepare these open-faced turkey sandwiches with leftover turkey. or pick up sliced, cooked turkey from the deli counter. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 8 slices Italian bread (1/2 inch thick), toasted
  • 1-1/2 pounds sliced cooked turkey
  • 8 cooked bacon strips, halved
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Parmesan cheese


  • 1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add milk, broth and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the cheese, salt and white pepper until cheese is melted. Remove from the heat.
  • 2. Place slices of toast on a baking sheet. Layer each with turkey, cheese sauce, bacon, tomatoes and Parmesan cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 415 calories, 21 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 796 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 37 g protein.