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Happy Derby Day!!


1 1/2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup milk
1/2 cup shredded cheese
1/2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon dry mustard
12 slices of white bread, toasted
3 cups shredded cooked turkey
12 slices of tomato
5 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
1/4 cup grated fresh parmesan cheese

Heat broiler.
To prepare sauce, melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat, stir in flour, salt, paprika and pepper. Cook the mixture 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk. Cook 3 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add cheddar, worcestershire, and mustard, stir with a whisk until smooth. Keep warm.
Arrange toast on a large baking sheet. Arrange turkey evenly over the toast. Drizzle sauce evenly over turkey, top each toast slice with 1 tomato slice. Sprinkle evenly with bacon and parmesan. Broil for 7 minutes or until thoroughly heated and lightly browned. Serve immediately.

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light, May 2003