About the Show

Discover the true beauty of America as we explore the rich tapestry of our ethnic cuisines. Hosted by five sets of chefs, Melting Pot presents the traditions, stories and recipes brought to America's shores from the Mediterranean, Eastern Europe, Latin America, India, Africa and the Caribbean. It's a culinary passport to the rich heritage of our country.

Most Popular Recipes

All Melting Pot Recipes


Okra and Black-Eye Pea Saute


Blackened Sea Scallops

Souvlaki -- Small Skewers of Pork

Ensalada de Napalitos: Cactus Shoot Salad

Roasted Pork Loin with Apple and Caraway Stuffing

Spicy Red (Square) Peanut Cole Slaw

Potato Dumplings with Goat Cheese


Jerk Chicken

Salmon-Potato Cakes with Roasted Tomato Mayonnaise

Spaetzle with Smoked Ham and Poached Celery Hearts

Cranberry Upside-down Cake

Parisian Chicken Salad

Yellow Tomato Salad

Christmas Coquito (Ensalada de Naranja)

Individual Fresh Spinach Gratins

Tres Leches

Keftedes: Greek Meatballs

Cornmeal Coated Fried Okra with Summer Tomato Relish

Baked Sausage and Hazelnut-Chocolate Panini

Mero en Ma Cum (Striped Bass in Achiote and Sour Orange Sauce)

Rani's Rice Pilaf

Chocolate Matzo Farfel Haystacks

Sweet Potato Pie

Tropical Fruit Trifle