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

Roasted Poblano and Coconut Salsa

Reuben Quesadillas

Italian Wedding Cookies

Fried Crisp Pork with Chile-Peanut Sauce: Carnitas con Salsa Guajillo y Cacahuates

Roasted Peppers

Warm Indian Rice Pudding

Tres Leches

Salmon Baked in Puff Pastry with Truffles

Rice with Chicken: Arroz con Pollo

Asian Shrimp Salad


Chicken Pinwheels

Greek Potato Salad: Patatosalata


Buckwheat Blini and Smoked Seafood Salad

Old Clothes (Beef Stew): Ropa Vieja

Couscous Upma

Peach Cobbler

Seviche de Camaron y Pulpo: Shrimp and Octopus Seviche

Warm Chocolate Cake a la Kiev

Potato and Pickle Salad

Mexican Brownies with Canela Whipped Cream


Three Ingredient Baked Beans

Potted Chicken

Green Olive Tapenade

Pan Roasted Dorado, White Bean Mash, Tomato Relish with Toasted Cumin and Aged Sherry Vinaigrette