With so many different cuisines and cultures, America truly is a melting pot.

Thanks to our diversity, it's easy to experience incredible international cuisine. At the same time, many don't know which foods actually originated in the United States.

With the Olympics around the corner, we've put together our very own American culinary Olympic team, made up of unexpectedly American dishes.

Check out the slideshow above for the best and most surprising American foods.

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