Pork is a great choice for a healthy lunch or dinner recipe. Whether it's in a shredded pork sandwich, a roasted pork salad, or a satisfying pork stir-fry, lean pork tenderloin, chops, and roasts can be part of a healthy diet. Our collection of nutritious pork recipes will show you how.
For Southern-style barbecue sandwiches that carry just the right amount of heat, add a dash of cayenne pepper to your pork. Serve the slow cooker sandwiches with coleslaw and corn on the cob for a complete, easy meal.
Apple cider isn't reserved for cold-weather comfort food. The tart drink gives boneless pork chops moist, full flavor plus reduces cooking time on the grill. Serve with miniature sweet peppers and French bread for a complete meal.
Protein-packed pork tenderloin needs just garlic, thyme, and a sprinkle of salt and pepper for full-bodied flavor. Complement the healthy pork main dish with a kale and barley salad that features lower-sodium, less-fat bacon.
Slow-cooked pork makes an easy (and healthy!) tailgate meal or potluck contribution. Learn how to make a flavorful pulled pork sandwich with our simple tips and tricks.
Beer, sauerkraut, and Dijon mustard each contribute to the robust flavor of this slow-cooked pork shoulder roast. Pile the meat onto crusty bread with onions and sauerkraut for a lunch that is hardly lackluster.
Spice up a boring brown-bag lunch with a healthy pork salad that can be made 24 hours in advance. After roasting the meat, divide it into four portions and pair with fresh pineapple, peaches, and lettuce as well as our fruity ginger dressing.
Succulent slow-cooked pork gains international flavor with the help of poblano and jalapeno peppers. Stuff the spicy meat into Mexican bolillo rolls along with chunky guacamole, which adds heart-healthy fat to the protein-packed meal.
Healthy Pork Recipe Tip: Both the homemade guacamole and pork mixture can be stored in the freezer, separately, for up to 1 month.
Jamaican-style stir-fry pork and peppers with a bit of heat are easy ingredients to prep ahead and toss together. Serve the 20-minute dinner recipe over brown rice or whole grain pasta to add an additional food group.
This juicy pork roast recipe, cooked in a rosemary-garlic mustard mixture, can be either grilled or oven-roasted, making it a healthy dinner option for any season. A tangy homemade rhubarb sauce finishes the 200-calorie dish.
Primavera -- which translates as "spring style" -- dishes feature fresh or seasonal vegetables, and this slow cooker pork sandwich recipe is no exception. Packed with vitamin-rich sweet peppers, carrots, and onion, the healthy pork sandwich gets tangy-sweet flavor from bottled barbecue sauce.
Healthy Pork Recipe Tip: Use a barbecue sauce that's low in fat and sodium to keep this slow cooker pork sandwich recipe heart-healthy.
For a healthy take on this international favorite, shape chorizo sausage, ground pork, carrot, and brown rice into mini meatballs. No-salt-added diced tomatoes and fresh zucchini complete the low-calorie pork soup recipe.
Healthy fried pork chops? Believe it! Just take your chops out of the frying pan and into the oven for a dinner under 400 calories. Corn bread stuffing mix gives the pork a crisp and crunchy coating while keeping the inside unbelievably moist and juicy.
Load pork tenderloin with robust flavor by braising it with cayenne pepper and paprika, then pair the meat with a brick-red tomato sauce and whole grain fettucine. Lighten up the traditional sour cream topping by opting for plain fat-free Greek yogurt.
For an uncomplicated weeknight dinner recipe, marinate pork tenderloin in a zesty lime-garlic sauce then grill until golden. Purchased guacamole serves as a creamy dipper for the 190-calorie entree.
Bring tropical flavor to your dinner table with pineapple- and papaya-topped pork tenderloin. A chili powder rub gives the meat a spicy kick that complements the sweet salsa.
In just three simple steps, you can serve your family a healthy and delicious pork chop dinner. Find out how to bake pork chops with our easy-to-follow instructions.
Give marmalade-brushed pork chops the summer treatment by coupling with grilled pineapple and roasted cashews. The simple low-fat dinner takes just 18 minutes to complete.
Grilled pork kabobs are a quick and healthy way to pull together dinner with international flair. Add slices of sweet pepper, red onion, or portobello mushrooms to the skewers for added nutrition.
Healthy Pork Recipe Tip: Use reduced-sodium soy sauce to keep your kabobs flavorful but healthy.
Ditch the potatoes common to classic pork loin roast for fiber-rich, protein-packed chickpeas. Dried cranberries add tart flavor to the pork's simple salt-and-pepper rub.