Healthy Pork Recipes

Pork is a great choice for healthy main course recipes. Whether it's in a shredded pork sandwich, or a mango and pork salad, a grilled chop or a stir-fry pork can and should be part of a healthy diet.


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Shredded Pork Sandwiches
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Shredded Pork Sandwiches

    These Southern-style pork barbecue sandwiches carry just the right amount of heat. Serve with coleslaw and corn on the cob for a complete, easy meal.

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Apple-Smoked Pork Loin

    This recipe relies on applewood to infuse the herb-rubbed pork roast with a sweet, smoky flavor. Look for a variety of wood chips or chunks -- including orange, cherry, hickory, maple, mesquite, and pecan -- where grilling supplies are sold.

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Roast Pork Loin Stuffed with Andouille and Crawfish

    Roasted Pork Loin Stuffed with Andouille and Crawfish is a Cajun-inspired treat. Andouille is a highly flavorful smoked pork sausage.

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Pepper Pork Tamales

    Tamales are made heart-healthy by using lean pork loin, rather than pork shoulder, and making the dough with oil instead of the traditional lard.

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Spicy Grilled Pork Chops

    Chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and hot pepper sauce guarantee these pork chops live up to their name -- SPICY.

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Cranberry Pork Chops

    For a holiday or everyday dinner, the combination of tart cranberries, orange peel, and succulent pork chops is a winner worth celebrating.

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Mustard-Maple Pork Roast

    Maple syrup, orange peel, and mustard add captivating flavor to the glaze for this succulent roast. The sides -- potatoes and carrots -- roast right alongside the pork.

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Pork and Mango Salad

    Mango chutney and white wine vinegar supply the flavor for this exotic vinaigrette, which is a natural for complementing the flavor of pork, mango, and salad greens.

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Pork Loin with Creamy Pesto Sauce

    The low-fat, but rich, sauce for this Pork Loin with Creamy Pesto Sauce is made with fat-free milk seasoned with just a touch of pesto.

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Mushroom-Sauced Pork Chops

    Mushroom soup and fresh mushrooms give a double dose of earthy flavor to these Mushroom-Sauced Pork Chops. A splash of apple juice gives a fresh taste to this earthy comfort dish.

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Pork Chops with Roasted Cauliflower and Onions

    Save time by buying precut cauliflower at the store.

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Pork and Broccoli Stir-Fry

    A Chinese-style stir-fry pork and broccoli dish with a bit of heat is a great dish to prep ahead and then toss together -- it'll be on the table in less than 10 minutes.

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