Kentucky Hot Brown Turkey Sandwiches
heated to scalding point
Salt and freshly ground black
pepper to taste
Cayenne pepper to taste
1/2 cup sharp
1 Tablespoon dry sherry
8 slices white sandwich
3/4 pound roasted
sliced 1/4-inch thick
8 thin Slices fresh
1) Over medium-low heat,
melt butter in a small saucepan.
2) Sauté onion in butter
3) Blend in flour and
cook, while stirring, for about 3 minutes.
4) Remove pan from heat
and slowly whip in hot milk.
5) Return pan to heat and
continue to blend until mixture is smooth and thick.
6) Add salt, peppers, and
simmer, stirring occasionally, for 12-15 minutes.
7) Blend in cheese and
sherry, stirring until mixture is smooth.
8) For each portion, on a
oven-proof dish/platter, arrange 2 slices toast and place
3-ounces sliced turkey atop toast.
9) Top each sandwich with
2 tomato slices. Smother warm sauce over sandwiches.
10) Sprinkle each
sandwich with 1-teaspoon Parmesan.
11) Broil under a
preheated broiler about 4 inches from heat for 4-6 minutes, or
until top is golden brown.
12) Top each with 2
slices warm bacon, forming an "X" in the center of each