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

Leg of Lamb with Jalapeno-Pastrami Marinade

Raita (Cucumber and Yogurt Salad)

Tomato Patties: Domatokeftedes

Braised Kale

Tres Leches: Three Milk Cake

Spicy Szechuan Stir-Fry

Lamb Stew with Chiles: Chilindron

Scallion and Ginger Sauce

Steamed Mussels in Tequila Chipotle Broth

Grilled Seppioline

Cabbage Slaw

Garbanzo Minestrone

Gnocchi for Luck

Scallop Ceviche


Pork Tamales: Tamales de Puerco

Thai Chicken Stew

Porterhouse and Potatoes alla Mamma

Spicy Pickled Beets

Sweet Potato Gratin

Marinated Fried Sardines (Sardinas Fritas en Adobo)

Loukanika Sausage with Eggs and Tomatoes

Oxtail Stew: Rabo Encendido

Chilean Salmon Ceviche

Okra and Black-Eye Pea Saute


Sweet Potato Pie