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Kevin Sinfield’s go to chilli recipe

September 15, 2015 Training 2 min read BACK

Rugby Recipe – The Ultimate Chilli

Chilli is one of the easiest and cheapest muscle building meals you can make.
A twist on a classic, this Chilli recipe is a protein packed version of everyone’s favourite.

You will need:

Lean steak mince

2 mixed peppers

1 can of kidney beans

1 can soy beans

1 onion

Tinned tomatoes

Olive oil

Spices: Cumin, Paprika, Chilli Powder

Sour cream

Hard Cheese


  1. Slice the onion and peppers into small chunks, drain the beans and mix all vegetables together in a large bowl.
    Pour over tinned tomatoes and add a heaped teaspoon of each spice to the mixture – mix well.
  2. Place a large pan onto a medium heat and add a tablespoon of olive oil.
    Once warmed, brown the mince and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour over the mixed vegetables and stir well, turn the heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes, check on the pan occasionally and stir.
  4. Top with chilled sour cream and grated cheese – serve with rice, jacket potatoes, or nacho’s (on a cheat day of course).



  • Soy beans are the most protein rich of all pulses, combine with Kidney beans to really ramp up the protein content
  • Topping your Chilli with sour cream and cheese may feel indulgent, however dairy provides vital macros to your diet and the bonus of added calcium
  • Opt for Parmesan cheese over your standard Cheddar and double your protein intake!




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