A delicious and buttery slider that pays tribute to the classic Kentucky Hot Brown. Made with sliced turkey, fresh tomato, crisp bacon and a homemade white cheddar cheese gravy that is to die for.
Prep Time 30minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 50minutes
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For the White Cheddar Gravy
1 1/2tablespoonsall purpose flour
For the Sliders
4tablespoonsbutterplus additional for serving if desired
1/2cupwhite cheddar cheeseshredded
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium sized sauce pan, melt 1 TB of butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and cook until smooth and bubbly. Stir constantly. Slowly add the milk, whisking until smooth. Stir in a pinch each of black pepper, nutmeg, and paprika. Heat to a low boil, stirring frequently until the sauce starts to thicken.
Remove from heat and add the cheese. Stir until melted. Set the White Cheddar Gravy aside.
Melt butter in a small bowl in the microwave. (Heat in 5 to 10 second increments until completely melted. Stir in 1/4 tsp of nutmeg and 1/4 tsp of paprika.
Place the bottom half of slider buns in a baking dish. Brush the buns with half of the butter mixture.
Place a layer of turkey on the buns, then a slice of tomato. Top the tomato with about 2 tablespoons of the cheese gravy. Break each bacon slice in half, and criss cross over the gravy. Sprinkle the 1/2 cup of white cheddar over the bacon, then top with the top half of the slider buns.
Brush the remaining butter and spice mixture on top of the buns, then place in the oven uncovered for 15 - 20 minutes until the cheese is melted and the tops are golden brown.
Top with additional butter (optional), and serve with the remaining White Cheddar Gravy.
This Kentucky Hot Brown Slider recipe is perfect for breakfast, too!