7 Classic American Foods Everyone Loved

This makes for a sloppy eating experience because the sandwich doesn't hold its shape very well. Perhaps it could be lightened up by subbing in lettuce wraps

Sloppy Joes

This pasta dish is mostly known as a way to use up a surplus of leftover turkey at Thanksgiving. It's cooked like a casserole with pasta 

Turkey Tetrazzini

(typically spaghetti or egg noodles), mushrooms, peas, a creamy sauce, and a breadcrumb topping. It's a dense meal that doesn't fit with our lighter

It would typically include marshmallows, shredded coconut, canned pineapple, and mandarin oranges combined with either sour cream, Cool Whip

Ambrosia Salad

Creamed chipped beef is thin-sliced dried beef that is slightly reconstituted in a thick milk-based gravy. Veterans who ate it in the armed forces would call it "shit on a shingle"

Creamed Chipped Beef

Though it has a French name, this is more of an American classic: Swiss cheese and ham wrapped inside a chicken breast that is breaded and deep-fried.

Chicken Cordon Bleu

It has disappeared as many Americans now buy higher quality tuna and tinned fish (taking a cue from Portugal and Spain) rather than cheap tuna

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Both of these desserts were popular as instant and homemade versions throughout the 1900s, thickened with rice or tapioca pearls.

Rice and Tapioca Pudding

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