The sizzle of the grill, the aroma of seasoned ingredients wafting through the air, and the promise of mouthwatering flavors – there's something truly irresistible about outdoor grilling. And if you're on a journey towards healthier eating with Weight Watchers, you'll be thrilled to know that the grill can be your best friend. I’ve got 23 Weight Watchers Grilled Recipes here to show you that deliciousness can meet smart choices.
Let’s explore a medley of flavors, textures, and culinary techniques that will redefine the way you think about healthy eating. Gone are the days when diet-friendly meals were synonymous with bland and dry options. With the right ingredients and a dash of creativity, you can create grilled masterpieces that are low in points yet high in satisfaction.
Whether you're a grill master or a newbie, you're in for a treat. Picture juicy grilled chicken marinated in zesty herbs, vibrant vegetable skewers infused with smoky goodness, and even delectable desserts that make the grill your not-so-secret weapon for crafting wholesome meals.
There’s not much that is better than grilled salmon. It soaks up the delicious flavors of the grill and stays moist. It’s healthy too - packed with omega-3 fatty acids and protein. Mango salsa on top adds a pop of flavor and color. You could serve this alongside some grilled corn on the cob or coconut rice.
These buffalo chicken burgers are packed with flavor but low in Weight Watchers points. They’re filled with reduced-fat cheese, lightened-up ranch, buffalo sauce, and a bit of Italian seasoning. Using fat-free ground chicken keeps these light in fat, and not overly greasy. You’ll feel energized after having a buffalo chicken burger.
Since chicken is a zero-point food, you only have to count the points from the marinade, and this marinade is worth it! You get a burst of flavor from the lime and orange juices and the chopped mint gives the freshness we love from a mojito. Even with all the flavor, it comes out to just one point per serving.
Another delicious glaze is this honey balsamic marinade. It elevates the flavor of the chicken from bland and dry to moist, sweet, and tangy. This grilled chicken will be the star of your summer barbeque, and you don’t have to worry about it throwing you off track. You can easily have enough to fill you up.
These zero-point grilled lemon herb chicken breasts are the meal prep chicken you want. They’re flavored with fresh herbs like rosemary and oregano. And because chicken is a zero-point food, a batch of these will give you low-point lunches for the week. Once grilled, you can use this chicken for sandwiches, wraps, burritos, tacos, and more!
Sweet and sticky, these Korean BBQ chicken breasts are so delicious. You can serve them over white rice, cauliflower rice, or even in a lettuce wrap. They are two points per serving, and only take about 6 minutes to fully cook through on a grill. The best part is that you can marinate them ahead of time so you’re ready to go when it comes time to grill.
Chicken is marinated in a smoked paprika yogurt sauce and then grilled until cooked through. The yogurt adds a tangy flavor while keeping the chicken moist. Smoked paprika pairs really well with the grilled taste of the chicken, whether you’re using chicken breasts or chicken thighs. The kabobs will be a hit!
Whether you’re vegetarian or just looking for a meatless dinner option, this grilled eggplant parmesan is sure to please. You may just have a craving for the classic Italian dish but don’t want to use up all of your Weight Watchers points. One serving of grilled eggplant parmesan is 4 points and can be whipped up with just 8 ingredients.
Vegetables are a zero-point food, so you should definitely take advantage of that and grill them up. Grilling veggies adds a delicious charred, smoky flavor and can keep your dinners or lunches from getting boring and bland. You could even make this into a grilled veggie plate appetizer for a crowd.
Freshly squeeze lime juice, cilantro, cumin, and garlic spice up these shrimp and make amazing grilled kabobs. They can be used as an appetizer or as a main course if served with rice, potatoes, or vegetables. With the grilled limes alongside the grilled shrimp, the kabobs have a beautiful presentation.
Paprika shrimp is another way to make delicious shrimp kabobs. Shrimp is a zero-point food on Weight Watchers, so make large batches! Shrimp is delicious cold, so if you grill a bunch at the beginning of the week, you can have lunches for the week that don’t need to be heated. Serve them over a chopped salad.
Mediterranean Shrimp and Veggie Skewers are the perfect easy meal for grilling season. They are drizzled with a flavorful marinade and topped with a vinaigrette. The shrimp, veggies, and marinade are completely free of points! Just one teaspoon of oil is used, and that is spread across four servings. This is a fantastic Weight Watchers grilled recipe.
We’re on a shrimp kick, and for good reason. It’s a zero-point food, and can be flavored in a variety of ways. These skewers are paired with a peanut sauce that is made of six ingredients. It uses PB2 powder, so it’s light in calories and points! Grilled shrimp skewers with teriyaki, lime zest and juice, garlic, ginger, and cilantro are delicious on their own or paired with rice and a vegetable.
Yes, you can grill a pizza, and yes, you can keep it Weight Watcher points-friendly! One serving of pizza (one whole pizza!) is seven points, which is a great use for a lunch portion. By combining flour and non-fat Greek yogurt, you can make a dough that grills up perfectly.
These grilled turkey burgers are a fantastic option for a summer barbecue, if you don’t want to use all your points on a beef burger. They are just a few points each and stay moist with the addition of panko and mozzarella cheese. The cheese also adds to the flavor, so use one you like.
Pollo Sabroso just means “delicious chicken” in Spanish - so if you’re looking for a delicious grilled chicken recipe, this is the one! Chicken thighs grill up perfectly with char marks and take on a bit of smokiness in flavor. One serving is 30 grams of protein and just 6 grams of fat.
This is another grilled turkey burger but with delicious Asian flavors. Ground turkey can be a bit dry, so the addition of hoisin sauce and soy sauce not only adds flavor, they help keep the burgers moist. These take about 25 minutes total, which is not bad at all for a healthy weeknight dinner.
Flank steak is a fantastic lean protein source, but it can be tough if it’s not prepared properly. A marinade of olive oil, vinegar, garlic, and oregano brings out the best flavors in the flank steak without overpowering it. The grill gives it the charred outside that makes it so tasty.
A lean beef burger is the perfect place to hide some veggies. Spinach and asiago give these burgers flavor as well as nutrients. You won’t regret keeping things light and healthy after you taste these! They’re perfect for grilled any time of year. You can use these burgers for a salad or low-carb wrap, or even a skinny bagel.
Classic reubens are delicious but are absolutely packed with calories. They can be close to 1000 calories for just one sandwich. This skinny version gives you all the flavor, plus more due to it being grilled, without pounding on the calories. One whole serving is just 373 calories. That’s much more feasible while on a diet!
This beautifully presented steak is grilled to perfection and then topped with a mixture of fresh tomatoes, tangy balsalmic, and a pop of onion. This platter would be a hit at a dinner party. And it’s healthy too! It’s just five Weight Watchers points per serving, so you can enjoy this meal with your guests without having to worry about it too much.
Just because you’re on Weight Watchers, doesn’t mean you can’t eat beef. These beef kabobs keep things light and tasty. You just need lean sirloin steak, a mixture of your favorite veggies, and some skewers. The soy sauce brown sugar marinade is absolutely delicious on the steak and the veggies.
If you’re looking for a very healthy, but simple dessert, look no further than this grilled pineapple. It’s topped with a bit of honey, lime juice, and cinnamon which all elevate the pineapple as it’s being grilled. Grilling it brings out the natural sugars and creates a beautiful caramelization on the top. It’ll be a huge hit!
Get ready to fire up your grill, gather around with friends and family, and relish in the joy of guilt-free, grill-kissed creations. Your taste buds are in for a celebration, and your wellness journey is about to reach new heights.