Summer doesn’t mean you have to give up on your healthy eating habits! Stay lean and grill clean with these simple and healthy ideas!
Lean Best Recipes For Barbecue
- Tangy BBQ Sandwich
Use lean turkey breast as an adequate substitute for pork—this cuts down on calories, but the amazing barbecue sauce packs plenty of flavor.
Unsalted butter, large onion, kosher salt, cider vinegar, barbecue sauce, water, cooked turkey breast, fresh ground black pepper, your favorite rolls, dill pickles, and hot sauce.
- Barbecue Ribs
Ask your butcher to cut the rack in half length-wise to be able to manage your portion sizes. Trim the fat off of the ribs, add our low-cal rub and enjoy ribs that are less than 250 calories per serving.
- Simple Barbecue Chicken
Using sweet paprika and a touch of brown sugar, you can balance out the barbecue seasoning in this meal. The sweet mixed with the savory makes a mouthwatering rub for your chicken. And the best part is that you can be eating dinner in less than 30 minutes.
Ingredients: Sweet Hungarian paprika, brown sugar, kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, garlic powder, chicken breasts, olive oil, barbecue smoke seasoning, barbecue sauce.
- Asian-style Barbecue Pork
Just add a little bit of soy sauce and some chili garlic sauce to give your pork a tangy Asian flavor. Pork tenderloin is very lean, so you can absolutely enjoy eating this for less than 200 calories and 5 grams of fat.
Ingredients: Pork Tenderloin, kosher salt, hoisin sauce, ketchup, low-sodium soy sauce, chili garlic sauce, garlic, fresh chopped ginger, cilantro.
- Barbecued Meat Loaf
If it’s just too hot to stand over the grill, you can bake this delicious meat loaf while sipping a cool drink from your patio. Using extra-lean ground beef to cut down on fat, add mustard and barbecue sauce and you’ll have the perfect kick.
Ingredients: Extra lean ground beef, breadcrumbs, onion, barbecue sauce, mustard, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, eggs