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


Spanish Tortilla Cake

Camarones al Carbon: Grilled Tiger Shrimp with Two Sauces

Chilled Chayote Soup with Cilantro Crema Fresca

Steak alla Pizziaola

Harissa Sauce

Baccala Salad

Benne Crescent Cookies

Sweets of the Spoon: Glyka tou Koutaliou

Barbecued Squid: Kalamaria Marinata

Spicy Beet Ice Cream

Thai Chicken Stew

Puerto Rican Crabmeat Stew: Mofongo Puertorriqueno

Stewed Bacalo Served in Puerto Rican Canu

Yassa Chicken

Grilled Sausage, Fennel, and Baby Artichoke Spring Pasta



Egyptian Lentils and Rice (Koushry)

Chocolate-Coconut Macaroons

Baked Clams with Serrano Ham Spread

Spicy Cornbread with Jalapenos: Pan de Maiz

Rumanian Turkey Burgers (Carnegila)

Cuban Black Bean Soup

Thick Hot Chocolate: Champurrado

Roasted Beet and Pickled Herring Salad with Mustard Buttermilk Dressing

Paprika Biscuit Tops