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President Obama's Favorite Chili

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“I found this recipe on the official Obama/Biden website. He said on Good Morning America that this is his favorite chili recipe and he has been enjoying it since college. (This recipe didn't list the exact times for cooking each step. I am posting it just as written, but personally I would cook the beef first, drain and set aside, cook the onions, pepper and garlic, and then add the cooked beef back into the pan. You may want to cook it with his ingredients but following directions used for any standard chili recipe.) Another dish he mentioned as a favorite was shrimp and grits. I've found a recipe for shrimp and grits that looked really good and I've posted it here (Shrimp and Grits -- One of President Obama's Favorites).”

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

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