The Classic Hot Brown


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.

Yield: 6 servings
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 331
  • Calories from fat: 18%
  • Fat: 6.8g
  • Saturated fat: 2.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 28.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 37.3g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Cholesterol: 60mg
  • Iron: 2.8mg
  • Sodium: 565mg
  • Calcium: 210mg


  • 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
  • Cheddar Cheese Sauce
  • 2 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika


  1. 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.
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