‘Top Chef’ Beauty Padma Lakshmi Just Posted the Bikini Pic to End All Bikini Pics

See what other sexy shots she’s cooking up on Instagram.

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One would think the Instagram account of supermodel-turned-author-turned-Top Chefhost Padma Lakshmi would be all glamorous red carpet moments, colorful grain bowls and chickpea salads. 

But things get a lot spicer than that. Take a recent bikini shot she shared of her splashing in the ocean with her daughter as a strong case in point.

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The 46-year-old stunner may be able to snag a reservation at any restaurant she wants, but Lakshmi clearly has no reservations (zing!) about showing off some skin for her adoring 236k Instagram followers.

If you can take the heat, browse 10 more of her tastiest Insta treats yet: