White House Wednesdays

When thinking about alternatives to Turkey & Dressing next week, try one of President Obama’s favorites – his Chili recipe. 

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The Obama Family Chili Recipe

1 large onion, chopped1 green pepper, choppedSeveral cloves of garlic, chopped1 tablespoon olive oil1 pound ground turkey or beef

1/4 teaspoon (each) of ground cumin, ground oregano, ground turmeric, and ground basil

1 tablespoon chili powder

3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

Several tomatoes, depending on size, chopped

1 can red kidney beans

1. Sauté onions, green pepper and garlic in olive oil until soft.

2. Add ground meat and brown. Combine spices together into a mixture, then add to ground meat.

3. Add red wine vinegar. Add tomatoes and let simmer, until tomatoes cook down.

4. Add kidney beans and cook for a few more minutes.

Serve over white or brown rice. Garnish with grated cheddar cheese, onions and sour cream.

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