Hot Brown Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 23, 2022
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
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  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole 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 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 415 calories, 21g fat (11g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 796mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein.

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