The Classic Hot Brown

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The Classic Hot Brown Recipe
Texas toast is made from extra-thick slices of white bread and is usually sold with other breads. Some people add tomatoes to this hot layered sandwich.
6 servings


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6 (2-ounce) slices Texas toast, lightly toasted
12 ounces thinly sliced cooked turkey breast
12 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato (about 2 tomatoes)
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
1/4 teaspoon paprika


Preheat broiler. Arrange toast in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan or baking dish. Top each toast slice with 2 ounces turkey and 2 tomato slices; sprinkle with pepper. Spoon Cheddar Cheese Sauce evenly over tomatoes, and sprinkle with bacon and paprika. Broil until lightly browned.

Created date

November 1998

Nutritional Information

Calories 331
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 6.8 g
Satfat 2.6 g
Monofat 2.3 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 28.3 g
Carbohydrate 37.3 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Iron 2.8 mg
Sodium 565 mg
Calcium 210 mg