During Eisenhower’s tenure as president the American public was enthralled by the general’s cooking acumen and magazines of the day often featured photos of the president hovering over a fire while broiling steaks or stirring a big pot of chili.
Dwight Eisenhower’s Chili Recipe
2 lb. lean ground beef
1 lg. yellow onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
3 cans red beans
1 (64 oz.) can tomato juice
1 lg. can whole tomatoes
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 c. dark molasses
Brown ground beef in large skillet.
Drain and add onion and green pepper; cook until onions are clear.
Transfer to a large pot and add remaining ingredients, adding chili powder and salt to taste.
Simmer over low heat for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
The longer you cook, the better, enjoy.
Enjoy the article? I’ve worked on this site 7 days a week for the past 10 years
My Venmo is @Russell-Reeves-6 if you’d like to make a small contribution