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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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John McCainy

Made me gassy and just didn't have enough meat.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 6:58 am


poor choice

posted Nov 8th, 2008 6:40 am

Jack Spears

Good premise, but meat should be browned separately so fat can be drained before adding.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 5:56 am


I will say this, I love Chili, don't get to have it often, don't know why! but will now; I can tell from the ingredients this will be marvelous! in fact, I will try this weekend and get back with everyone, I am so Happy our new Guy shared his personal recipe with everyone, now that is love! Enjoy all, watch for my and my family's review, definitely by this time new week, take care and smile, deep within, Enjoy Tina

posted Nov 8th, 2008 5:30 am


i loved it! had it over the weekend with rice, it was delish!

posted Oct 27th, 2008 5:24 pm

Obama Mama

I'll eat any chili this future prez dishes up!

posted Oct 14th, 2008 4:28 pm


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