Healthy Pork Chop Recipes
Whether grilled, broiled, or even fried, these light pork chop recipes all cut back on fat and calories without losing any flavor or texture.
We'll start off with Greek-inspired spinach- and feta cheese-stuffed pork chops, which have earned rave reviews from our users.
If you want to use up some of the preserves languishing on the door of your fridge, you can sub them in for the red currant jelly—which offers a sweet-tart element here. Seedless raspberry or apricot jam will work well; to balance the sweetness, add a little lemon juice to the sauce. Orange marmalade will work, too, putting a mild, pleasantly bitter spin on the dish.
View Recipe: Red-Hot Currant Glazed Pork Chops
Delicata squash, as the name implies, has skin so tender you don't have to peel it and makes this dish just that much faster to prep. You can substitute butternut or acorn squash—just peel it (or buy butternut prechopped).
View Recipe: Oven Pork Chop Pan Roast
This is a delicious version of classic baked pork and apples. Serve with a simple broccoli slaw mixed with toasted walnuts and parsley and tossed with a light mayonnaise dressing.
View Recipe: Oven Baked Pork and Apples
These grilled chops rest in and absorb an herb vinaigrette for a few minutes while you mix what might be the easiest side dish ever—a toss of white beans, briny green olives, and fresh spinach that matches up beautifully with the juicy pork chops.
View Recipe: Tuscan-Style Garlic-Herb Pork Chops