Low-Fat Pork Main Dish Recipes

Find ways to cook lean pork in this collection of trusted low-fat pork main dish recipes complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.

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Maple-Garlic Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Rating: 4.5 stars 677
A delicious, sweet marinade using real maple syrup. Great on chicken or pork tenderloin.

Slow Cooker Ham and Beans

Rating: 4 stars 147
This recipe is perfect for those blustery days when you don't really have time to cook, but want a hearty meal for the family. It's a very basic, nutrient-packed meal for all to enjoy!

Pork with Peach and Black Bean Salsa

Rating: 4 stars 162
An unbelievably simple, yet flavorful dish! Serve with rice, a green salad and a nice glass of red wine. It's low in fat, too!

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Rating: 4.5 stars 5055
Using root beer to season slow-cooked pork tenderloin makes a novel, yet tasty preparation method guaranteed to win applause.

Pork Chops with Apples and Raisins

Rating: 4.5 stars 109
Tender pork combined with apples and raisins is a family favorite for us! I've substituted dried cranberries for the raisins, and that was so good too! Recipe can be altered if serving more people.

Linguine with Peppers and Sausage

Rating: 4.5 stars 223
This is a very quick and delicious dish. Serve with additional cheese if you desire.

Burgundy Pork Tenderloin

Rating: 4.5 stars 1785
My husband doesn't care for pork much, but he loves this. It is very easy to fix, and it is very rich tasting. Serve with baked potato.

Sweet and Sour Pork I

Rating: 4.5 stars 96
This is a very popular dish in Singapore. Tender pork pieces combined with peppers, tomatoes, pineapple and onion in a sweet and sour sauce. I hope you will like it.

Quick and Easy Ham with Sweet Potatoes

Rating: 4 stars 91
I love to eat ham and sweet potatoes all year round. I came up with this easy ham and sweet potato dish that also makes clean up a breeze. Serve with a vegetable and/or side salad and rolls and you will have a complete, satisfying meal.

Singapore Noodles

Rating: 4 stars 135
Here is a somewhat spicy curry dish of vermicelli noodles with a medley of veggies and shrimp, chicken, and pork. It's an Asian way to clear out the fridge.

Tequila-Lime Pork Tenderloin

Rating: 4.5 stars 67
A wonderful overnight marinade gives your pork tenderloin a wonderful lime-grilled flavor. You can also grill one tenderloin and freeze the other for future use.

Best Balsamic Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Rating: 4.5 stars 15
Balsamic marinated pork tenderloin with garlic, rosemary, and honey. I found this recipe a few years ago and it is indeed a keeper. Enjoy.

Inspiration and Ideas

Hawaiian Pork Tenderloin
Rating: Unrated 24
Very simple, yet elegant for guests. Kids love how sweet it is. Perfect complements are rice and baked yams.
Doreen's Ham Slices on the Grill
Rating: Unrated 175
This is a longtime favorite of my family -- even the most selective 'diners' like it! Cooked ham is basted with a warm, zesty sauce while grilling. Smoked turkey slices may be substituted for ham.
Beer Chops II
Rating: 3 stars 28

A quick and easy family favorite!