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The Thirteen Best American Recipes

23 mayo, 2021

American cuisine is not exactly a cuisine famous for its gourmet notes, but it has undoubtedly managed to penetrate all over the world with its most popular recipes. For that reason today we want to show you the 13 best recipes for American dishes, which you will certainly enjoy.

Iconic dishes such as hamburgers, barbecued pork ribs or New York Cheesecake are so popular that we all eat them frequently both at home and when we eat out. That is why we are sure that our selection of recipes for dishes Made in the USA you are going to love it.


1. Barbecue ribs or BBQ Ribs


The pork ribs baked in the American style, or also made on the barbecue, are a classic of American gastronomy. We love this recipe that is eaten with our hands and we have prepared it in a thousand and one ways Directly to the Palate. This is my favorite recipe, that of my New York friend Marco who showed me his definitive recipe for BBQ Ribs New York

2. The always appetizing Burgers

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Learning how to make homemade burgers can change your idea about this classic American cuisine dish. A few homemade rolls, a meat made just to the point and many ideas for the garnish, are the keys. Then, let your imagination fly and prepare them with your personal style.

3. Spaghetti with meatballs or Spaghetti meat balls


Spaghetti with meatballs are a kind of American version of spaghetti with bolognese sauce, a dish that combines spiced meat, tomato and long pasta. In this case, it is a recipe where the meat is cooked in the oven and placed with the sauce over the spaghetti. Do not stop trying it.

4. Macaroni and cheese, the famous Mac & cheese

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Macaroni and cheese au gratin are loved by Americans. And it is not surprising because although it is a very caloric and energetic recipe, it is a delicious and flavorful dish that we can eat if we reserve it for special occasions. Here you have the genuine recipe for Mac & Cheddar published by colleagues from Jared Lifestyle.

5. Buffalo style wings


One of the infallible dishes for gatherings with friends is the spicy Buffalo-style chicken wings. In this recipe we prepare them in the oven to reduce the “fried moment“and they were equally delicious but with much less fat. Have you ever made them at home?

6. The always delicious brownies


Brownies are chocolate candies that are cooked in the oven leaving the center on the border between cooked and uncooked. This way we get some crunchy sweets on the outside, with a texture similar to that of a sponge cake on the inside and with an almost creamy center.

We’ve made quite a few brownie recipes over the years at Directo al Paladar. This recipe for double chocolate brownies or the one for Katharine Hepburn’s brownies are really delicious. You can also make the recipe for the healthiest brownie in the world, without lactose, wheat gluten, or egg.

7. A breakfast classic, bagels


These “donuts” that do not finish entering our customs, are a classic in the United States. Americans love fruit and cheese bagels, or have even made bagel-pizzas or bagel burgers, taking advantage of the bun’s texture that makes it suitable for almost any type of food.

8. The American salad of coleslaw or coleslaw


The American coleslaw or coleslaw salad it is the perfect garnish for almost all American meat recipes. With ribs, wings, or burgers, this easy sweet-flavored salad recipe is always enjoyed.

9. The popular hot dogs or hot dogs

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Who has not ever eaten a hot dog or hot dog, at least with ketchup and mustard? From classic frankfurters stuffed with sausage and little else, to loaded with condiments and sauces, hot dogs are cheap – and popular.

If you want to make them at home, here is the recipe for the hot dogs, and if you want to make them more storied, you can try these amazing hot dogs wrapped in puff pastry from Babies and more.

10. Chili con carne


Although this recipe is for many a recipe of Mexican origin, it is actually common to the border area of ​​both countries, so we could consider it as an American Tex-Mex recipe.

It’s about a spicy stew with minced meat, hot chili peppers and beans, a classic stew from the time of the conquest of the West that endures today as a genuinely American dish. Here is the recipe to prepare it.

11. The Caesar salad


This salad with its own name, originating in Mexico, was created by chef Cesar Cardini. However, despite its Mexican origin, it is considered one of the classic American recipes for their use in most restaurants in the United States.

As we really like Caesar salad, we have made it in the traditional way, as a pasta salad and even in a hamburger format. It is a green leafy salad accompanied by roast chicken, croutons and a delicious sauce that takes its name from the salad itself.

12. The carrot cake or American carrot cake

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This dessert of British origin was brought to the United States by emigrants, according to Esther in the authentic recipe for the American carrot cake. It is a cake or sponge cake recipe, with a moist texture and intense sweet taste of carrots. It is traditional to present it covered with a glaze or special coating that gives it its special touch.

13. The most appetizing dessert, the cheese cake or New York Cheese cake


The Baked Cheesecake or New York Cheesecake It is perhaps the best of the American recipes and that is why I have left it to finish this list. From the most classic recipe to the 13 most innovative cheesecake recipes with a twist, I am deeply addicted to this one. dessert, which with its soft texture and a slight sweet touch is my favorite.

In addition to these thirteen recipes, we could talk about the American tomato soup, its Thanksgiving turkey, muffins, cupcakes, apple or blackberry tarts and many other American creations that have spread throughout the world and that – almost without realizing it – we have incorporated into our diet.

Sure after having seen these 13 best recipes for American dishes recipes made in the USAYou are already salivating and wanting to bring some of these appetizing dishes to your table. I’ll start with the ribs, which fall for sure this weekend. And you, do you recommend any other American recipe that I should have included in comments?

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