Louisville Casserole Recipe List

J Grahams Cafe & Bar

335 West Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202

Hot Brown

Yields: 4 - 6 servings


4 oz butter
6 t flour to make a roux
3 – 3 _ C milk
1 beaten Egg
6 T grated Parmesan cheese
1 oz whipped -Cream (optional)
salt and pepper to Taste
roast turkey, sliced
8 – 12 slices of toast (may be trimmed)
extra Parmesan for topping
8 – 12 fried bacon, strips


  • Melt butter and add enough flour to make a reasonably think roux (enough to absorb all of the butter).
  • Add milk and Parmesan cheese. Add egg to thicken sauce, but do not allow to boil. Remove from heat.
  • Fold in whipped cream. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • For each Hot Brown, place two slices of toast on a metal (or flameproof) dish. Cover the toast with a liberal amount of turkey. Pour a generous amount of sauce over the turkey and toast. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese.
  • Place entire dish under a broiler until the sauce is speckled brown and bubbly. Remove from broiler, cross two pieces of bacon on top, and serve immediately.

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