American cuisine is not exactly a cuisine famous for its gourmet notes, but it has undoubtedly been introduced in all parts of the world with its most popular recipes.

For that reason today we want to show you the 13 best recipes of American dishes, which you will definitely enjoy.

Signature dishes such as hamburgers, barbecued pork ribs or the New York Cheesecake are so popular that we often eat them both at home and when we eat out.

That’s why we’re sure that our selection of Made in USA recipes will delight you.

1. BBQ Ribs or BBQ Ribs

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

2. The always appetizing Hamburgers

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Learning how to make homemade hamburgers can change your idea about this classic dish of American cuisine. Some homemade rolls, a meat made just right and many ideas for the garrison, 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 is a kind of American version of spaghetti Bolognese sauce, a dish that combines spicy meat, tomato and long pasta. In this case it is a recipe that the meat is cooked in the oven and placed with the sauce on the spaghetti. Do not stop trying it.

4. Macaroni and cheese, the famous Mac & cheese

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The gratin macaroni and cheese love the Americans. And it is not surprising because although it is a very caloric and energetic recipe, it is a delicious dish full of flavor, that we can eat if we reserve it for special occasions. Here you have the genuine Mac & Cheddar recipe that was published by the companions of Trendencias Lifestyle.

5. Buffalo-style wings


One of the infallible dishes for meetings with friends are Buffalo-style spicy chicken wings. In this recipe we prepared them in the oven to reduce the “fritanga moment” and they were equally delicious but with much less fat. Have you ever done them at home?

6. The always delicious brownies

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

We have made many brownies recipes over the years in Directo al Paladar. This recipe for double chocolate brownies or the brownies of Katharine Hepburn 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 “roscos” that do not finish introducing themselves among our customs, are a classic in the United States. Americans love bagels with fruit and cheese, or even made bagel-pizzas or bagel burgers, taking advantage of the texture of the bagel that makes it suitable for almost any type of food.

8. The American salad of cabbage or coleslaw

The American salad of cabbage or coleslaw is the perfect garnish for almost all American meat recipes. With ribs, wings or hamburgers, you can always enjoy this easy recipe with sweet-tasting salad.

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 Frankfurt-style sausage fillings and little else, to those full of condiments and sauces, hot dogs are cheap, and popular.

If you want to make them at home, here is the recipe for hot dogs, and if you want to make them more historically, you can try these amazing hot dogs wrapped in baby puff pastry 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 is a spicy stew with minced meat, spicy 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 its use in the majority of restaurants in the United States.

How we like the Caesar salad a lot, we have done it in the traditional way, as a pasta salad and even in hamburger format. It is a salad with green leaves accompanied by roasted chicken, croutons of bread and a delicious sauce that takes its name from the salad itself.

12. The carrot cake or American cake

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

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

The cheesecake made in the oven or New York Cheesecake 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 cheese cake recipes with a special touch, I declare myself deeply addicted to this dessert, which with its soft texture and a light sweet touch is my favorite.

Besides these thirteen recipes, we could talk about the American tomato soup, its Thanksgiving turkey, the muffins, the cupcakes, the apple or blackberry pies and many other American creations that have spread around the world and that-almost without realizing it-we have incorporated our food.

Surely after having seen these 13 best recipes of American dishes recipes made in the USA, you 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 do you recommend me in comments any other American recipe that should have included?

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