List of American foods

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Apple pie is one of a number of American cultural icons.

This is a List of American foods and dishes. The cuisine of the United States is food preparation styles common in the United States of America. There are a few foods that predate colonization, and the European colonization of the Americas brought about the introduction of a large number of new ingredients and cooking styles. This variety continued expanding well into the 19th and 20th centuries, proportional to the influx of immigrants from additional foreign nations There is a rich diversity in food preparation throughout the US.

This list includes foods and dishes that are common in the United States, as well as foods and dishes that originated in the U.S.


American foods[edit]

An opened fortune cookie, with the printed fortune that was inside it
A sloppy joe sandwich with a side dish of coleslaw
A traditional soul food dinner consisting of fried chicken with macaroni and cheese, collard greens, breaded fried okra and cornbread
Tex-Mex: mixed beef and chicken fajita ingredients, served on a hot iron skillet

Cheeses[edit]

Desserts[edit]

Rice dishes[edit]

Gumbo is a dish that originated in southern Louisiana during the 18th century.

Sandwiches[edit]

Sausages[edit]

Hot dogs with various toppings

Snack foods[edit]

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