Fill up on these healthy pork dishes without feeling like a little piggy after.
Cost per serving: $2.11
This light dish is sure to fill your family up.
See recipe: Orange-Glazed Pork Tenderloin
Cost per serving: 90¢
This affordable Pork Carnitas recipe has a short ingredient list, but still manages to pack in a lot of flavor. Offer warmed corn tortillas and bowls of diced avocado, salsa and sour cream to make this a meal.
See recipe: Pork Carnitas
Cost per serving: 41¢
Whether you have it for breakfast or dinner, this Ham with Red-Eye Gravy dish is ready in minutes. The secret ingredient? Coffee!
Recipe: Ham with Red-eye Gravy
Cost per serving: $2.18
These Asian-flavored chops go especially well with rice (either white or brown) and steamed snow peas. Alternatively, heat up a bag of frozen Asian-style mixed vegetables. If you don’t have rice vinegar on hand, swap in cider vinegar and a pinch of sugar.
See recipe: Soy-Marinated Pork Chops
Cost per serving: $2.79
Dress up steamed vegetables (broccoli or cauliflower florets, for example) by tossing them with extra-virgin olive oil and a teaspoon of crushed red pepper.
See recipe: Pork Chops with Mustard Sauce
Cost per serving: $1.13
You can freeze the marinating meat in the plastic bag for up to 2 weeks. Thaw it before grilling, and then proceed with step 3 of the recipe.
See recipe: Easy-Prep Pork Chops
Cost per serving: $2.25
We like serving mashed sweet potatoes with this dish because the sweetness complements he saltiness of the pork and the cheese. If you rather use another cheese than Gruyere, try cheddar, fontina or Swiss.
See recipe: Stuffed Smoked Pork Chops
Cost per serving: $2.78
If you can’t find apple cider, substitute apple juice. Just be sure to look for a variety that is 100% juice.
See recipe: Pork Chops with Cider Sauce
Cost per serving: $2.36
Be sure your pork loin is tied tightly (you can ask your butcher to do it). Otherwise it might be difficult to slice.
See recipe: Chinese Roast Pork
Cost per serving: $2.15
Serve this healthy tenderloin with rice and sautéed snow peas or broccoli drizzled with a little sesame oil and sprinkled with sesame seeds. For a fiber and nutrient boost, go with brown rice. While pork tenderloin is delicious and lean, you can also use chicken for this recipe.
See recipe: Spicy Asian Pork Tenderloin
Cost per serving: 53¢
These Asian Meatballs are a fun and flavorful way to kick off Christmas dinner. Mix in fresh snap peas for more color and crunch.
See recipe: Asian Meatballs
Cost per serving: $1.52
A frittata is an Italian omelet that’s cooked in a skillet. Ours is easy to make and can be assembled in just 5 minutes. You’ll love the combo of spaghetti, turkey bacon and Parmesan.
See recipe: Pasta Carbonara Frittata
Cost per serving: $1.47
Make dinnertime special with this memorable meal. You will need a larger slow cooker for this recipe, such as a 7-quart. If the ham is slightly too big, trim it until it fits. The meat will shrink as it cooks.
See recipe: Red-Currant-Pomegranate Glazed Ham
Cost per serving: $3.17
Slow-cooker recipes always have a leg up on the competition because they can cook while you're at work all day and require almost no effort from pot to plate.
See recipe: Pork Loin with Cherries
Cost per serving: $2.44
Complete this hearty slow-cooker supper by serving it with rice and a vegetable. To up the nutritional value, substitute brown rice for white rice and add a side of fresh steamed broccoli.
See recipe: Honey-Soy Braised Pork Shoulder
Cost per serving: $1.97
Fat: 14g (sat 4g)
Make this restaurant-quality dish at home in under thirty minutes. The secret to this delicious sauce is the combination of apricot jam and Dijon mustard.
See recipe: Apricot-Onion Pork Medallions
Cost per serving: $4.98
Serving a smaller crowd? Try making this stuffed pork loin. It’s just as special roast beef and you’ll waste less.
See recipe: Fig-Stuffed Pork Loin
Cost per serving: $2.54
This recipe is delicious with pork, but you can easily top the apple and onion mixture onto baked chicken.
See recipe: Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Onions
Cost per serving: $1.19
This easy but delicious recipe works well with chicken breasts in place of the pork tenderloins.
See recipe: Cider-Braised Pork Medallions
Cost per serving: $1.56
A teaspoon of chili powder and some fresh lime juice are the star ingredients in this simple Asian-influenced sauce. Serve with a green veggie and a potato on the side.
See recipe: Chili-lime Pork Tenderloin
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Yield: Serves 4
Cost per Serving: $2.18
Brush a glaze made from maple syrup and Dijon mustard on precooked ham steaks for a supper the family will love. If you have any leftovers, they’ll work well in sandwiches.
See recipe: Maple-Glazed Ham Steak
Cost per serving: $2.62
A flavorful, fruity sauce wonderfully complements grilled or fried ham steaks. It’s best made with fresh pineapple but you can also used canned―just make sure it’s packed in its own juice, not syrup.
See recipe: Ham Steak with Pineapple
Cost per serving: $2.38
This Chili-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin recipe is a delicious weekday dinner that takes less than 30 minutes to make. Add extra chili powder and paprika if you want to turn up the heat and flavor.
See recipe: Chili-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin
Cost per serving: $2.28
This tasty (and slightly tangy) pork dinner takes less than an hour to make!
See recipe: Ginger-Orange Pork Tenderloin
You can make these sandwiches with spicy anduille sausage instead of kielbasa if you like since they're both flavorful smoked sausage.
See Recipe: Grilled Kielbasa and Onion Sandwiches
Forget steak and potatoes, this pork chops recipe is perfect for pairing with baked potatoes on the grill. And be sure to save some of the sauce for your potato, you'll be glad you did!
See Recipe: Mustard Molasses Pork Chops