30 Clean-Eating Pork Recipes (for When You’re Tired of Chicken)

clean eating pistachio crusted pork recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

While chicken and fish might be your usual go-to proteins during the week, there’s another alternative that deserves just as much attention: pork. In addition to being lean, it’s also a great source of vitamins and minerals (plus it’s usually light on the wallet). To help you get started, we’ve pulled together a list of 30 dishes that are made with fresh ingredients and perfect for any night of the week.

clean eating pork scallopini recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell


Pork Scallopini with Lemon, and Capers and Radicchio

Serve with a vegetable side or your favorite salad.

clean eating sheet pan maple dijon pork chops recipe
Meatloaf and Melodrama


Sheet-Pan Maple Dijon Pork Chops

Your house will smell amazing.

clean eating garlic lime pork chops recipe
Skinny Taste


Garlic Lime Marinated Pork Chops

A side of cauliflower rice is a must.

clean eating pistachio crusted pork recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell


Pistachio-Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Apple and Escarole Salad

Who needs bread crumbs?

clean eating pineapple glazed pork recipe
Half Baked Harvest


Pineapple Glazed Pork Roast with Rice Stuffing

Invite your friends over immediately.

clean eating instant pot garlic cuban pork recipe
Skinny Taste


Instant Pot Garlicky Cuban Pork

Light on the calories but full of flavor.

clean eating chipotle pulled pork lettuce wraps recipe
Fashionable Foods


Chipotle Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps with Avocado Aioli

Don’t skimp on the aioli.

clean eating herb crusted pork chops recipe
Eat Yourself Skinny


Herb Crusted Pork Chops

Steamed or roasted veggies make this a complete meal.

clean eating pan roasted pork chops with grapes recipe
Healthy Delicious


Pan-Roasted Pork Chops with Grapes

Our favorite fruit makes a cameo.

clean eating honey chipotle pork roast recipe
The Recipe Critic


Honey Chipotle Pork Roast

The glazed and the beautiful.

clean eating pork quinoa fried rice recipe
Simply Quinoa


Quinoa Fried Rice with Pork

Bye-bye, takeout.

clean eating one pan pork tenderloin veggie recipe
Girl and the Kitchen


One-Pan Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Veggies

Need a break from steak? Try this.

clean eating gluten free asian style pork chop recipe
Fit Foodie Finds


Gluten-Free Asian-Style Pork Chops

Bonus: Prep time is only five minutes.

clean eating slow cooker fennel rosemary pork shoulder recipe
Paleo Leap


Slow-Cooker Fennel and Rosemary Pork Shoulder

Pairs great with a glass of wine.

clean eating one pan dijon garlic pork tenderloin recipe
Cafe Delites


One-Pan Dijon Garlic Pork Tenderloin

When you want to keep cleanup to a minimum.

clean eating slow cooker pork carnitas recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell


Slow-Cooker Pork Carnitas

Skip the ground beef and fill your tacos with this instead.

clean eating pork chops with balsamic peppers recipe
Eat Yourself Skinny


Pork Chops with Balsamic Peppers

Have the leftovers for lunch.

clean eating slow cooker honey lime ginger pork recipe
The Recipe Critic


Slow-Cooker Honey-Lime Ginger Pork

The best type of Sunday dinner: set it and forget it.

clean eating orange teriyaki pork tenderloin recipe
Averie Cooks


Orange Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin

The perfect addition to your weeknight menu.

clean eating garlic herb pork chop with gremolata recipe
No Spoon Necessary


Garlic and Herb Pork Chops with Gremolata

A great way to add fresh herbs into your dishes.

clean eating herb crusted honey bourbon pork chop recipe
The Cookie Rookie


Herb Crusted Honey Bourbon Pork Chops

Proof you don’t have to be a master chef to cook a gorgeous meal.

clean eating hard cider pork chops with apple and onion recipe
Aggie’s Kitchen


Hard Cider Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Hey, clean eating can still be decadent.

clean eating one pan pork loin fingerling potatoes recipe
Wicked Spatula


One-Pan Roasted Pork Loin with Fingerling Potatoes and Garlic

Definitely a showstopper.

clean eating coconut cajun pork chops recipe
Paleo Leap


Coconut Cajun Pork Chops

Bold flavors that’ll hit you in the face (metaphorically of course).

clean eating one pan ranch pork chops recipe
Damn Delicious


One-Pan Ranch Pork Chips and Veggies

You’ll never guess the secret ingredient.

clean eating garlic rosemary garlic pork recipe
Jo Cooks


Rosemary Garlic Pork Roast

Definitely a dinner party-worthy main course.

clean eating pancetta wrapped pork tenderloin recipe
Half Baked Harvest


Pancetta-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

A match made in heaven.

clean eating spinach feta stuffed pork recipe
What’s Gaby Cooking


Spinach and Feta Stuffed Pork

Looks complicated, but it’s actually really easy.

clean eating stovetop pork chops wilted chard recipe
Skinny Ms.


Stovetop Pork Chops over Wilted Chard and Quinoa

One crowd-pleasing meal, coming right up.

clean eating coconut curry pork burgers recipe
Cooking For Keeps


Coconut Curry Pork Burgers

Ready to try something amazing?

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