4 Filling, Low-Calorie Foods
These nutrient-packed eats will help you stay full without tacking on fat and calories.
High in protein and lower in calories than boneless, skinless chicken breast, tenderloin also packs three times as much zinc, a vitamin essential for muscle repair and DNA production.
1) Mix a few of your favorite fresh herbs and spices, and rub on meat’s surface. Toss it on a hot grill or roast in the oven at 425 ̊.
2) Marinate in 1 cup of apple juice concentrate, mixed with 1⁄4 cup olive oil, 2 tbsp Dijon mustard, 1 tbsp crushed dried rosemary, and 2 finely chopped garlic cloves. Broil until lightly charred.
3) Cut 1 lb trimmed tenderloin crosswise into 1⁄2-inch-thick pieces. Flatten with a meat mallet to 1⁄4-inch-thick slices. Sauté the meat in a large skillet with a bit of olive oil, about 2 minutes each side. Remove meat from pan, and add 1⁄2 cup sliced shallots, cooking for 1 minute. Pour in 2 cups low- sodium chicken broth, 2 tbsp each lemon juice and Dijon mustard and—if you want a bit of a salty, peppery bite—a couple of tbsp of capers. Mix everything together, return pork to pan, and simmer for 1 minute. Let meat rest a few minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.
6 OZ, COOKED, 244 CALORIES