MyPlate-Inspired Pork Recipes

Enjoy our favorite MyPlate-inspired pork recipes, which use grilled, baked, roasted, and even oven-fried chicken as the base for a variety of healthy, protein-packed meal options.

Nutritious Pork Recipes
Photo: Nina Choi

Nutritious Pork Recipes

Cooking Light is working with the Partnership for a Healthier America and USDA’s MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to thousands of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov. Find recipes at http://pinterest.com/MyPlateRecipes/.

These pork recipes are protein-packed and offer a delicious variety of flavors. To maintain a healthy balance, make sure at least half your plate contains fruit and vegetables.

First on the menu: Apricot-Glazed Pork Kebabs. Cooks from the American South to Southeast Asia know that when pork hits the grill—often with a sweet or spicy sauce—something magical happens. Serve this grilled pork recipe with a summer salad of nectarines, tomatoes, and mint. Brown rice pilaf completes the meal.

View Recipe: Apricot-Glazed Pork Kebabs

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