Lean pork is a low-calorie, nutrient-rich dinnertime solution. From grilling and roasting to slow-cooking or sautéing, these
pork recipes are perfect for any occasion.
Jerk Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple-Plum Relish
Allowing the tenderloin to marinate for 8 hours locks in the spicy-sweet flavors of the low-calorie, homemade marinade. Top
with an Asian-inspired relish of pineapple, plum, and fresh ginger to round out this meal. Pork tenderloin is a good source
of lean protein and aides in building and repairing the body.
Slowly cooking pork is a good way to keep it moist and flavorful. This recipe can be made using a gas or charcoal grill or
even a slow-cooker. Pork is rich in zinc, which is essential for the healthy development and maintenance of the immune system
and bone structure.
Cooking with herbs and spices such as paprika, sage, and thyme is a great way to add flavor to a dish without adding extra
calories. Vinegars, such as the sherry vinegar used in this recipe, are also terrific flavor enhancers as most vinegars have
less than 3 calories per tablespoon and no fat.
The tenderloin is the leanest cut of pork–a 3-ounce serving contains just 120 calories and less than 3 grams of total fat.
Season with chili powder and fresh lime juice to add extra flavor without additional calories or sodium.
You'll be shocked by how simple this dish is to prepare–only five ingredients and less than an hour from start to finish!
Serve with a fresh spinach salad and sauteed carrots for a quick and healthy weeknight meal that's low in fat.
Dig into the spice pantry when you're ready to make this recipe and get a welcomed health boost to boot! Ginger has been found
to decrease nausea and relieve arthritis pain while cinnamon helps to lower blood sugar, triglycerides, and total cholesterol
in people with diabetes. Plus, the iron found in the pork contributes to optimal physical and mental performance.
These chops are stuffed with ingredients that not only add tons of flavor but are also nutrient-rich: spinach is packed with
iron, calcium and folate; feta cheese is an excellent source of calcium and tomatoes are a good source of lycopene.
Ringing in at under 150 calories per serving, these flavor-packed chops are a quick and easy dinnertime solution. Serve with
brown rice pilaf and a fresh green bean salad for extra fiber and nutrients.