Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Skinny Slow Cooker Italian Pork Roast
As soon as I saw this easy, healthy slow cooker recipe I knew I was looking at a winner.
I was right.
It’s so simple too.
Lean pork simmered in tomatoes, Italian spices and Parmesan until fork tender.
Did I mention that the sauce is absolutely delectable?
Skinny on Italian Crockpot Italian Pork Roast Recipe
What made this Italian Slow Cooker Pork Roast a winner?
It’s healthy and Weight Watchers friendly, with only 3 SmartPoints per serving.
It’s really easy. Fix-it and Forget-it easy.
It smells amazing.
It’s delicious and family-friendly. At least it was with my family.
Skinny Slow Cooker Italian Pork Roast Recipe Variations:
Instead of Pork Roast – substitute lean pork chops, beef roast, or chicken thighs (I like boneless, skinless)
More Vegetables – onions, peppers and mushrooms would all be tasty
Vegetarian – substitute white beans, garbanzo beans or lentils for the pork
If you liked this skinny slow cooker Italian pork recipe be sure to check out: 3-Ingredient Weight Watchers Italian Beef, Weight Watchers Italian Beef and Lentil Soup, Crock Pot Italian Meatball Soup, Slow Cooker Italian Sloppy Joes and Slow Cooker Pot Roast Italian Style
Skinny Slow Cooker Italian Pork Roast Recipe
- 2 pounds lean boneless pork roast (sirloin or tenderloin)
- 28 ounces canned diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon parsley
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder (substitute 3 to 4 cloves fresh minced garlic if you prefer)
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 4 to 5-Quart
- Place the pork in the slow cooker.
- Combine the tomatoes, cheese, parsley, garlic, basil, oregano and pepper and pour over the pork.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, or until the pork is fork tender.
Source: adapted from New Leaf Wellness
Here’s a video from AllRecipes showing a similar recipe for Slow Cooker Pork Chops Cacciatore which also looks delicious:
More Weight Watchers friendly Italian pork recipes:
Italian Slow Cooker Pork and White Beans (Simple-Nourished-Living)
Parmesan Crusted Pork Chop (Slender Kitchen)
Italian Slow Cooker Pork & White Bean Stew (Simple-Nourished-Living)
Baked Stuffed Pork Chops with Prosciutto & Mozzarella (SkinnyTaste)
Slow Cooker Balsamic Braised Beef (Simple-Nourished-Living)
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
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