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


Jerk Chicken

Dirty Rice


Bavarian Cream

Spanish Stuffed Bell Peppers

Spicy Szechuan Stir-Fry

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with a Basic Dry Rub

Bratwurst Stewed with Sauerkraut

Jamaican Beef Patties

Fried Plantains

Cajun Spice Mix

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Salisbury Steak


Caribbean Seasoned Rice

Beef Tacos: Tacos de Carne Asada

Coconut Ice Cream

Grilled Chicken with an All-purpose Marinade

Homemade Dinner Rolls

Souvlaki -- Small Skewers of Pork

Macaroni and Cheese

Roast Pork Loin

Avgolemono: Chicken Soup with Egg-Lemon Sauce

Mushroom Casserole

Whiting with Garlic and Lemon

Agua Fresca de Pepino: Cold Cucumber Drink