Hot Brown Sandwiches


In 1923, this Louisville classic was created by Chef Fred Schmidt at the Brown Hotel. Rotisserie chicken breast makes a fine substitute for turkey.

What you will need


1 tablespoon butter

1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 3/4 cups 1% low-fat milk

1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese

3 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese

2 teaspoons Marsala or cream sherry

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

Remaining ingredients

Remaining ingredients:

6 (1 1/2-ounce) slices hearty white bread (such as Pepperidge Farm), toasted and cut in half diagonally

3/4 pound shredded cooked turkey breast

12 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato

2 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese

6 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled


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