Kentucky Hot Brown Crescents - Turkey and bacon wrapped in crescent rolls and topped with a tomato slice and a homemade swiss cheese sauce and baked. SOOO good! Perfect for your Kentucky Derby party or a delicious lunch or dinner!
pinchof freshly ground pepper
Freshly grated nutmeg, to taste
½cupcoarsely grated Gruyère or Swiss
1package refrigerated crescent rolls
½lbthick sliced turkey
2 tomatoes, sliced
Preheat oven to 375ºF. Spray a 9x13-inch pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
Melt butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in flour, and cook, stirring constantly, about 1 minute. (Do not let mixture brown.) Add milk, whisking constantly. Bring to a low boil, and cook, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes more. Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Remove from heat, and stir in cheese. Allow to cool slightly.
Separate crescent rolls into triangles. Divide turkey between crescent rolls. Cut each slice of bacon in half, place on top of turkey. Rollup crescent rolls and place in prepared pan. Place one slice of tomato on top of each crescent roll. Pour Mornay sauce over crescent rolls.