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High Protein Chilli con Carne

High protein meal recipes offer you the best recovery after a hard workout. Add our Chilli con Carne recipe into your meal plan for a tasty and protein rich dish.


600g minced beef (5-10% fat)
1tbs light olive oil
1 onion, diced
2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1tsp ground cumin
1tsp ground coriander
1tsp dried oregano
2tsp dried chilli flakes
2tbs Hi-PRO crunchy peanut butter
2tbs tomato puree
1 beef stock cube, made up with 250ml water
1 red pepper, diced
pinch salt
1x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
1x 400g tin pinto or borlotti beans

To serve
400g brown rice
few sprigs fresh coriander
4tbs sour cream
2tbs sliced jalapenos, optional

Serves: 4


  1. Heat a large deep frying pan with a lid and add half the beef, stirring until browned then remove and set aside. Repeat with the rest of the meat and set aside.
  2. Add the oil to the same pan and fry the onions gently for 5 minutes until starting to soften but not brown. Add the garlic, cumin, coriander, oregano and chilli flakes and fry for a further 2 minutes, being careful not to let the spices and garlic brown or burn
  3. Add the Hi-PRO peanut butter, tomato puree, beef stock and red pepper. Bring to the boil then turn down the heat and place on the lid. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes, beans and a pinch of salt if desired. Replace the lid and simmer for a further 20-30 minutes. If it’s dry, add a little more water and if it’s too thin, remove the lid.
  5. Meanwhile cook the rice
  6. Serve the chilli with rice, soured cream, fresh coriander and jalapenos.

Chilli – Per 422g serving

Energy 2129kJ
Energy 509kcal
Fat 28.0g
of which saturates 10.1g
Carbohydrates 22.6g
of which sugars 11.2g
Fibre 7.7g
Salt 2.1g

Brown Rice – Per 300g serving

Energy 1791kJ
Energy 423kcal
Fat 3.3g
of which saturates 0.9g
Carbohydrates 96.3g
of which sugars 1.5g
Fibre 2.4g
Salt 0.01g