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Easy pork roast recipes for weight loss

February 22 2018
Esther Reynolds
By Esther Reynolds

The busiest of days can seem more manageable when you know there’s a filling, healthy meal waiting for you at home. Roasting up a pork loin—a naturally lean yet flavorful cut of meat—is an easy way to get a head start on a few meals to enjoy throughout the week.

Even better: lean pork loin—and any cut of lean meat, with all visible skin and fat removed—is a Free Food with Slimming World’s healthy eating plan, called Food Optimizing. Free Food is food you can eat without any counting, weighing or measuring—and all of our suggestions below are made with Free Food.

Easy pork roast recipes for weight loss

To make a roast pork loin to serve four, start with a lean, 3- to 4-lb. boneless pork loin roast and trim off all visible fat. Season the meat all over with salt and pepper, then rub with your favorite herbs and spices, like a classic combination of garlic, thyme, and rosemary (fresh or dried). Roast at 350°F until the center of the pork registers 145°F; it’ll take about 20 minutes per pound. Serve with Slimming World mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables, then enjoy the leftovers over the next few days in:

*Up to 10 short sprays of any cooking spray are Free. After that, count ½ Syn for every additional five sprays used.