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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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Is this about chili at all?

posted Nov 9th, 2008 12:17 am



People please...it's just a recipe. Call it stew if you prefer, this person calls it chili. Why so angry? It's just a name. As for the politics, unless I am mistaken we live in a democracy and the election of our President is part of that right. We have a choice, we voice that choice by the very rights we are given. Let's try living in a place like Haiti or one of the many countries where there are NO CHOICES, then let's hear some complaining. Till then, it was fair, square and legal. Not everyone will be happy, not everyone will get what they want. It's part of living in a place where at least there ARE choices. Just like recipes....everyone has a favorite and we don't always like someone else's. So try the recipe or don't, just another CHOICE.

posted Nov 9th, 2008 12:15 am



Thoughtful of our next Prez to share his recipe.....it was excellent....not 5 alarm, but excellent! For those of you that are not in favor of our new Prez, go eat a bucket of your own 5 alarm chilli and lock yourselves in the bathroom.....it is about the only respectible place for you!!!!!!!!! The man has not even taken office yet, but is working his butt off to try to fix the pile of crap that he is walking into.....ya gotta give him credit for even wanting this God forsaken job......I have total faith in him and wish him best of luck and lots of support for a rough road ahead.....GoBama!!!!! YES WE CAN!!! YES YOU CAN!!!! And thank you and God Bless!!!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 11:43 pm

Live Life Not Complain.


Being Canadian, I would like to comment on ALL of political comment blogs. This is just a receipe, get it ? just a receipe. If you don't like the ingredients, change it to your own liking by adding your own ingredients, but please do not add your political comments about a man who simply has a receipe to share with you. What in heavens do you people complain so much and why. It is JUST a receipe, if you have tried it, then comment on it, don't debate of where it came from, your president is just a man with a job to do, help him with positive comments, again, he is just sharing his receipe with you. ITs just a RECEIPE.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 11:01 pm

Nobama, from the O.C.


This recipe is a lot of talk about nothing..... Just because you can talk a lot about nothing doesn't mean you can cook chili. Sara Palin please come and save this country!!!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 10:58 pm

scary larry


Looks good til I see The beans. I use canned tomatoes. As for you political types, GET A LIFE!!!!!!!!!!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 10:47 pm



THIS recipe needs change!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 10:04 pm



This chili is awesome people.....

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:48 pm



when you finish making the chili the libs come to your house, take your chili,and give it to those who neither paid for the ingredients nor helped make it.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:32 pm



Isn't this blog about diets and chili?

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:29 pm



EXTREMELY BOARING!!!!!!!!!! No green peppers, chilis, beer or wild game burger.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:21 pm



Real chili does NOT have beans and it sure does not have tomatoes in it.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:21 pm



whats with the rice?????? No beans in chile where I come from good ol Latino Los Angeles

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:15 pm

Cowgal from Idaho


Hey Cowboy from Idaho. You are just being the typical redneck. So why don't you keep your negatism in Kuna, Weiser, Emmett, whereever you are do what most of you do here, not read for yourself but go by what someone else has told you.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:13 pm

Willi Mae


I have not tried it yet, but already know I'll like it. Don't you know there are hundreds of ways to mke chili?. Quit knocking Barack's Chili. Use "any" beans you want....YES red beans will do.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 9:06 pm

yomama obama


it twas twonderful twust wike our new pwesident

posted Nov 8th, 2008 8:33 pm



very good but added cut up red chili .

posted Nov 8th, 2008 8:26 pm



Hey, it's chili. Grow up.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 8:22 pm



Some people really do need to get a life. America voted for this president and he's been elected. Perhaps if you don't like it yoou could move to another country. By the way I'll be trying the recipe next week.

posted Nov 8th, 2008 8:09 pm



The chili was awesome. But democrats, reps aren't the only ones out of line on this website. I voted for Obama and God Bless Him that we won. But slamming reps (even though I agree with much of what you said) just puts you on par with them. Your no better if your fighting. Stick to the chili topic. Politics are for Washington.

Change We Got

posted Nov 8th, 2008 8:08 pm


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