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Barack Obama Chili

The President's personal recipe is a favorite at potlucks.

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Yield: Serves 6


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • Several cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon ground oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon ground basil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Several tomatoes, depending on size, chopped
  • 1 can red kidney beans


  1. Saute onions, green pepper and garlic in olive oil until soft
  2. Add ground turkey or beef and brown
  3. Combine spices together then add to ground meat
  4. Add red wine vinegar
  5. Add tomatoes and let simmer, until tomatoes cook down
  6. Add kidney beans and cook for a few more minutes
  7. Serve over white or brown rice
  8. Garnish with grated cheddar cheese, onions and sour cream

Barack Obama Chili Nutrition Label

Source: ABCNews

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(Page 6 of 9, 166 total comments)

ms boricua

wow people its just chili. you know, if you don't care for president-elect obama, the don't read the article

posted Nov 8th, 2008 7:59 pm

Ray Saudia,Jr.

The chili sounds great....The insufferable racist comments are w/o a doubt so yesterdays news and need not be counted. With you losers...nobody is good enough,black enough,white enough or right enough. But try the new mexico chili w/ the N.M. ristras added. If you dont know what a rocket feels like when it takes off...try it you'll like it...then call me...from the bath room. I'am out.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 7:52 pm

Mark Smith II

Hey, Mark S, here To the haters(dee dee gee), chile comes in all forms from deer to pork, so in all actuality, this is an A+ recipe. Hey Barack, still want to be the presidential chef.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 7:19 pm

dee dee gee

I thought this was a chili! What are you people talking about????? Can somebody ( who tried the recipe) tell me if the freaking chili recipe is any good? The man won fair and square; let it go!!!! Hell at least he didn't steal the election

posted Nov 8th, 2008 7:02 pm


I can't say right now...I must say I make the BEST CHILE in the world (smile)
love you all

posted Nov 8th, 2008 6:54 pm


Love it...........Thank you

posted Nov 8th, 2008 6:47 pm


republicans there just mad because Obama won and some of them are just racist so get over it

posted Nov 8th, 2008 6:28 pm

Chicago Johnny

You've got my vote----for the chili too.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 6:17 pm


names same it all......

hi hater, hi hater........lolololololol

freedom of speech, gotta love it!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 6:15 pm

Windy City Judy

My kind of chili from my kind of town. YUM

posted Nov 8th, 2008 6:11 pm


What a joke for a president.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 6:06 pm


lololol...that's what I do now when I see racist remarks about the THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. Do you honestly think he's affected by what you say. I got one for you since some of you all want to be racist comedians. ..You don't have to guess who's coming to dinner now.....He's cooking it! Great Chili. Great guy! Great country! Oh by the way.....He's President...Get over it! lolololololl

posted Nov 8th, 2008 6:05 pm

Mary Lea is bitter

Mary Lea...Mary Lea...what a bitter person you must be.

You speak of things which you don't know.

Try Obama's chili..then eat some crow.


posted Nov 8th, 2008 6:02 pm

Johnie B Good

The Chile-ing story is you need to make a large pot of it now to spread arround your neighbor HOOD to spread your wealth. Then maby you could call it public chile and it will qualify as your public service to your community for your Social Securety check till you have your 50 hours of service in ??? Think about it!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 5:59 pm

Juan McCong

you kids get off my lawn...

posted Nov 8th, 2008 5:40 pm

La Migra

This is yankee chili. Real chili has no beans of any kind. Beans is just filler.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 5:33 pm

Viper Blade

sounds good has yo have alot of flavor with all that spice.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 5:22 pm


Chili has kidney beans, red beans...NOT pinto beans. Never heard of a chili having pinto beans...too bland..

posted Nov 8th, 2008 5:20 pm


where's the proof this is actually his chili recipe? Sorry to say, it sounds too caucasian...a little Italian-I know my grandmother-being African American used kidney beans-for the commentor who said good chili is pinto's-who said?

Anyway I haven't tried but the ingrediants seems to bland-definitely not from his African heritage whatsoever.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 5:02 pm

Cowboy from Idaho

This swill will choke a billy goat.. Red wine vinegar??? Tomatos without any sugar???? Red Kidney beans in chili???? OMG....almost zero chili peppers ground or otherwise....this stuff is a hamburger helper...but TURKEY...OMG....

posted Nov 8th, 2008 4:39 pm


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