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Homemade Kentucky Hot Brown

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Wanna have turkey and bacon in your breakfast? No other dish is as good as this Kentucky hot brown for the purpose...
  Bacon slices 8
  Bread slices 6 , toasted (Toast Point)
  Tomato 1 , sliced
  Turkey slices 1 Pound
  Cheese sauce 4 Tablespoon
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  White wine 2 Tablespoon
  American cheese slice 8
  Casserole cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 1 Tablespoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Roux 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Or As Needed)
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon (Or To Taste)

Cheese Sauce
In a two quart pot mix together milk, white wine, garlic, onion powder, and white pepper.
Bring mixture to a boil.
Gradually stir in roux until white sauce reaches desired thickness.
Remove the pot from the heat then gradually stir in the American cheese,
Parmesan cheese, and 3/4 of the cheddar cheese until sauce is smooth.

Hot Brown
On a oven proof plate lay out 3 toast points. Layer sliced turkey on top of the toast.
Ladle cheese sauce on top of toast and turkey.
Place the hot brown into the oven. Remove the hot brown once the cheese sauce starts to bubble
or once the sauce turns lightly brown.
On top of the hot brown add 2 slices of bacon crosswise then a layer of tomatoes.
Sprinkle one tablespoon of the left over cheddar cheese on top of the hot brown. Then place the hot brown back into the oven
to melt the cheddar cheese.
Carefully remove the hot brown from the oven and serve on a double plate.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bacon, Milk Product
Here in this video the chef tries to replicate the hot brown which you originally get at the Brown Hotel in Louisville Kentucky. Perfectly made and well presented, but clear vocal ingredients and directions could have helped follow the video better.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3497 Calories from Fat 1858

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 208 g320.4%

Saturated Fat 109.9 g549.4%

Trans Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 763 mg254.3%

Sodium 5920.7 mg246.7%

Total Carbohydrates 175 g58.5%

Dietary Fiber 9.9 g39.8%

Sugars 44.6 g

Protein 221 g441.2%

Vitamin A 159.4% Vitamin C 99.3%

Calcium 364.4% Iron 84.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Homemade Kentucky Hot Brown Recipe Video