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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

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Source: ABCNews

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Big Dog

I will try it befor the Bears game this weekend.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 1:58 pm

Inocente Ramirez

I have tried it, it's almost like my own chili. I make mine with beef or deer meat and put in 1/2 of a beer.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 1:47 pm


where's the heat?

posted Nov 8th, 2008 1:42 pm

Teresa, AZ

Now that is a president I can related too!!!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 1:24 pm


A respectable chille has pinto beans, NOT kidney beans

posted Nov 8th, 2008 12:59 pm


At the moment he could come up with a chicken manure recipe and people would rave about it. By the end of his term they may be eating it.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 11:53 am


At the moment he could come up with a chicken manure recipe and people would rave about it. By the end of his term they may be eating it.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 11:53 am


try it

posted Nov 8th, 2008 11:42 am


Not good!! will send him my recipe.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 11:34 am


It is my recipe already! Like knowing the Pres. Elect enjoys eating healthy! Healthy living will lead to a healthy America!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 11:31 am


Great! loved it, spiced it up a bit more.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 10:44 am


Typical bland tasting chili recipe. Ive had better from a can.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 10:11 am


This is "whitey" chili. Too centrist!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:50 am


wow a man who cooks! what more can a country ask for! hahaha

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:43 am


EXCELLENT !!!!!!!!!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:34 am

rosemary baker

I like this recipe, it's about like the one I make, but I add red cayanne pepper. He said brown the beef...I buy ground beef by bulk from a meet market that is so lean it doen't have to be drained. that's the advantage of living in rural area

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:25 am


He's not a cook, either. This is very whimpy.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:19 am


AND he cooks?!?! Making this today during the football game. I have no doubts it will be the "change" in chili recipe I've been needing!! ;)

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:08 am

Bridget Hair

I am a Baltimore Raven's Fan. I will
try this chili for a tailgate party.

Bridget Hair

posted Nov 8th, 2008 8:59 am


Check it out!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 7:29 am


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