Kentucky Hot Brown Burger with Martin's Potato Rolls
Recipe type: Sandwich
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4
This burger recipe uses soft delicious Martin's Potato Rolls to harness the marriage of Kentucky's best sandwich with a juicy burger. This Kentucky Hot Brown Burger can be served open faced or on a bun. Easy and delicious!
  • 1 pound 80/20 ground beef
  • 1 package Martin's Potato Rolls or Martin's Potato Bread
  • 2 oz. Whole Butter
  • 2 oz. All Purpose Flour
  • 8 oz. Heavy Cream
  • 8 oz. Milk
  • ½ Cup of Pecorino Romano Cheese
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 4 thick slices of Roasted Turkey Breast
  • 8 Slices of Crispy Bacon
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes, Sliced
  1. Form the hamburger meat in to 4 patties ¼ lb each
  2. Preheat your Big Green Egg to 500°
  3. Grill 4 minutes per side over direct heat and let rest while you make the sauce
  4. In a two‑quart saucepan, melt butter and slowly whisk in flour until combined and forms a thick paste (roux)
  5. Continue to cook roux for two minutes over medium‑low heat, stirring frequently
  6. Whisk heavy cream and whole milk into the roux and cook over medium heat until the cream begins to simmer, about 2‑3 minutes
  7. Remove sauce from heat and slowly whisk in Pecorino Romano cheese until the Mornay sauce is smooth
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste
  9. If you are using the Martin's Potato Bread, cut off the crust, rub with a little softened butter and garlic powder, then broil for 1-2 minutes until you have toast
  10. Roast the sliced tomatoes under the broiler for 2-3 minutes until sightly charred
  11. Place the bread on the bottom of your plate, add a slice of turkey, the hamburger patty, two slices of bacon, a couple slices of roasted tomato
  12. Pour the cheese sauce on top
  13. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Recipe by The BBQ Buddha at