Weight Watchers Pork Chops

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When was the last time you enjoyed a good hearty meal that included Weight Watchers Pork Chops? This will be a healthy dinner option for you and your family!

Pork is definitely the other white meat and can be a part of any healthy eating plan. Using loin chops is my favorite way to enjoy a myWW low point dinner.

One of the best things about the myWW Program is being able to customize your eating to fit your needs. No matter what your taste preferences are it’s easy to find a SmartPoints recipe that you will love. 

When was the last time you enjoyed a good hearty meal that included Weight Watchers Pork Chops? Pork is definitely the other white meat and can be a part of any healthy eating plan. Using loin chops is my favorite way to enjoy a low point dinner.

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Another thing I like about the WW program is making meals like this the whole family can enjoy.  The Weight Watchers lifestyle of eating is good for the whole family, not just the person following the program. 

What Ingredients do I need to make Weight Watchers Pork Chops?

These Weight Watchers Pork Chops are simple and delicious. They are a great way to enjoy a protein-packed meal that is low in points.  Preparing your own fresh marinade is the key to the amazing flavor and juicy meat. Pork chops often get a bad rap for being dry and bland. This recipe will change your mind.

  • Red Onion
  • Lime Juice
  • Cilantro
  • Salt
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Minced garlic
  • Dried oregano
  • Ground cumin
  • Black pepper
  • Lean pork chops (4 ounce pieces)
  • Cooking spray

Here’s how to make these awesome cuban pork chops: 

This is not a complicated recipe. It’s really easy to make these tasty Weight Watchers pork chops and the whole family will enjoy this recipe. I love when I can enjoy the same dinner recipes I’m feeding my family while still sticking with my WW program! The points for all three Freestyle plans are included below! 

  1. In a bowl mix together onions, 3 tablespoons lime juice, cilantro and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
  2. Let mixture stand till wilted. Toss occasionally. (I let mine sit while the meat was in the fridge marinating)
  3. In a ziploc bag mix remaining lime juice, salt, olive oil, garlic, oregano, cumin, pepper and pork.
  4. Marinate for 2 or more hours.
  5. Spray pan.
  6. Cook for about 8 minutes or until internal temperature of meat is 145 degrees
  7. Place on plate and garnish with marinated onion mixture.

Courtesy WW Point Calculation

  • Be sure to calculate the points value of the foods and recipes you eat in the app.
  • Always add ingredients and serving sizes and don’t rely on the nutrition facts in the recipe.
  • Accuracy will come from the information you input on the app.

Where do you find WW Recipes?

This recipe was in a weekly book that gets handed out at monthly in-person meetings. You can also find it shared on the ->Weight Watchers Website. On the site, they called this recipe Cuban pork chops!  

You can make WW friendly pork recipes in a pressure cooker, too. Try this Instant Pot Pork Steak recipe.

You can find more inspiration for WW recipes in these cookbooks from Amazon, too. 

Each serving is right around four ounces. Be sure to weigh your meat to make sure the points value is right for your meal. 

Serve Weight Watchers Pork Chops with fresh steamed green beans or a nice green salad to add more fiber and flavor to your plate. Pairing your points foods with a side of your choosing for a relatively low point protein choice that is filling, delicious, and easy to make is key to sticking to your goals. 

Weight Watchers Pork Chops

Weight Watchers Pork Chops

Weight Watchers Pork Chops

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Small Red Onion
  • 6 Tablespoon Lime Juice Divided
  • 2 Tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Salt divided
  • 2 Teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 lb uncooked lean pork (4 oz ounce pieces)
  • 2 sprays of cooking spray

Instructions

  1. In a bowl mix together onions, 3 tablespoons lime juice, cilantro and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
  2. Let mixture stand till wilted. Toss occasionally. (I let mine sit while the meat was in the fridge marinating)
  3. In a ziploc bag mix remaining lime juice, salt, olive oil, garlic, oregano, cumin, pepper and pork.
  4. Marinate for 2 or more hours.
  5. Spray pan.
  6. Cook for about 8 minutes or until internal temperature of meat is 145 degrees
  7. Place on plate and garnish with marinated onion mixture.
Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 308Total Fat 18gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 11gCholesterol 100mgSodium 464mgCarbohydrates 4gNet Carbohydrates 0gFiber 1gSugar 1gSugar Alcohols 0gProtein 30g

As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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  1. Your recipe seems to be incomplete. Thank you for sharing and linking to original, that was helpful! Can’t wait to try.

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