Popular 1960s Family Dinner Meals

Tuna casserole was a 1960s midweek favorite. It consisted of canned tuna, egg noodles, cream of mushroom soup, and potato chips for crunch.

Famous 1960s dish pot roast was substantial and cozy. It was slow-cooked beef roast with carrots, onions, and potatoes and served with crusty bread and butter.

Swedish meatballs, developed in Turkey, became American favorites. 

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Swedish meatballs are cooked in homemade cream sauce, although Americanized versions use cream of mushroom soup to speed up the mea

In the 1960s, fried chicken was comforting. Seasoned flour was used to cover chicken pieces and fried them in oil until crispy and golden brown.

Classic 1960s beef stroganoff was thick and creamy. Beef strips, sour cream, and mushrooms were served over egg noodles.

A versatile and economical meat, pork chops were popular in the 1960s. It was common to bake, fry, or grill them with applesauce or mashed potatoes after seasoning them with herbs and spices.

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