One of my favorite things about weight watchers is that no food is truly off limits.
And that means with weight watchers you are able to keep enjoying your favorite foods (as long as you don't overdo it!)
This flexibility is wonderful, but it can also make things challenging. If no food is off-limits how do you decide what recipes to eat?
That's why I made this roundup of 33 of my favorite weight watchers dinner ideas. These recipes are a great starting point if you are struggling to meal plan with WW.
If you are new to my blog, my general view is that you should use whatever diet is working for you. Lots of my readers follow older WW plans so many of my links below includes ww points for old plans in addition to new plans.
The easiest way to find the most up to date ww points is just plug a recipe into the ww app.
Alright that's enough rambling from me! Below you will find 33 delicious weight watchers dinner recipes to help keep you on track.
This Weight Watchers Turkey Stew recipe is a hearty and delicious meal that is perfect for a cozy evening at home. Made with lean ground turkey, canned diced tomatoes, onion, carrots, celery, potatoes, chicken broth, and garlic, this stew is packed with nutritious ingredients that will keep you full and satisfied.
The addition of Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper, dried oregano, and chili powder adds a depth of flavor to the dish, making it even more irresistible. This dinner recipe is low in calories and high in protein, making it an ideal dish for those looking to eat healthy without sacrificing taste.
Hey spinach and artichoke lovers, this recipe is dedicated to you!
I can't get enough of a tasty spinach and artichoke dip, and grilled cheese sandwiches are also one of my favorites, so why not blend the two for an unbeatable combo?
Trust me, this spinach and artichoke grilled cheese sandwich is out of this world! It's a breeze to prep and only takes a few minutes to cook before you can sink your teeth into all its deliciousness. This recipe yields 2 sandwiches, but if you only need one, it's easy to adjust.
Each sandwich clocks in at 9 points on WW.
This Weight Watchers friendly chicken parmesan has all of the flavor of the original without nearly as many calories. Start by seasoning large chicken breasts with a blend of Panko breadcrumbs, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper. Then top with shaved or grated parmesan cheese and bake until crispy and golden.
Meanwhile, create a delicious tomato sauce by simmering crushed and sieved tomatoes with white onion, garlic, and fresh basil in a teaspoon of olive oil. Serve the crispy chicken over a bed of zesty tomato sauce for a dish that's both healthy and delicious.
These Weight Watchers Chipotle Shrimp Tacos are a quick and easy meal that will quickly become part of your weeknight rotation. The dinner recipe calls for low carb (and low point) corn tortillas that are filled with succulent medium shrimp.
Sliced mushrooms and shredded purple cabbage add texture and crunch, while creamy avocado chunks and zesty garlic and cilantro provide a punch of flavor. Green onions and reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese bring everything together, and a sprinkle of chipotle seasoning blend gives the tacos a smoky kick.
Lightly drizzle with olive oil or use cooking spray for a healthier alternative. A squeeze of lemon juice adds brightness and freshness to these delicious tacos.
These Weight Watchers chicken tacos are the perfect weeknight dinner if you are watching your weight. Simply grill four chicken breasts and shred the meat with a fork. Warm up your favorite tortillas and add the chicken. (Pro tip: use corn tortillas to lower the points) Squeeze fresh lime juice on top and sprinkle with salt to taste.
For a fresh crunch, add some shredded cabbage on top. Slice a large avocado and add to the tacos.
One way to keep points low, is to use any zero-point cooking spray to cook the chicken. I love using my zero-point poblano salsa to keep the points as low as possible on these chicken tacos. Feel free to use your favorite store-bought salsa, just be sure to update the points in you WW apps. These tacos are easy to make, healthy, and delicious.
Long-time readers know that I'm obsessed with Buffalo chicken, and these buffalo chicken wraps are perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. The chicken is marinated in a mixture of Frank's hot sauce, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, salt, and pepper, which gives it that classic buffalo sauce taste.
Once cooked, the chicken is wrapped in a large tortilla with a generous helping of my famous zero-point ranch dressing, shredded romaine lettuce, shredded carrots, and reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese.
The combination of the tangy buffalo sauce with the creamy ranch dressing, crunchy veggies, and cheesy goodness makes for a mouthwatering meal that's sure to satisfy any craving. This Weight Watchers dinner recipe is quick, easy, and absolutely delicious!
If you thought I was exaggerating when I said no food is off-limits with weight watchers, allow me to introduce you to this weight watchers friendly shrimp and grits recipe. This dish proves that eating lighter doesn't have to mean sacrificing flavor and comfort. With only 5 WW points, this low-calorie, low-fat recipe is a guilt-free indulgence that will satisfy your cravings any day of the week.
If you've ever had the pleasure of tasting real southern food, you know shrimp and grits is a classic dish for good reason. This recipe offers a lighter version that's free of butter and oil, yet still packed with flavor. The cheesy and creamy grits, succulent shrimp, and flavorful bell peppers combine to create a deliciously satisfying meal that will keep you full for hours.
This Weight Watchers dinner recipe teaches you how to create a healthier, low-calorie version of the classic baked Tuscan chicken. Eating well doesn't mean sacrificing flavor, and this dish is proof of that.
Classic Tuscan Chicken can be heavy in calories due to the use of oil, heavy cream, and cheese, but when you click the link above, you'll see how you can maintain all the creaminess without all the extra calories.
So, you can indulge in the comforting flavors of Tuscan chicken without any guilt!
Enjoy a comforting family dinner with this Hearty Yankee Pot Roast Recipe, featuring lean boneless bottom round rump roast, onions, black pepper, salt, onion soup mix, balsamic vinegar, dried thyme, red potatoes, baby carrots, and fresh parsley.
This delicious meal is perfect for cold winter days and provides the warmth you need. Plus, it's great for leftovers the next day! Whether it's raining or snowing outside, this dish will warm your heart and bring everyone together for a hearty dinner. Gather your loved ones and indulge in this savory dish tonight! This dish has 9 WW points.
Looking for delicious, quick and easy Weight Watchers dinner recipes that your whole family will enjoy? Look no further than these amazing homemade sloppy Joes!
These philly cheesecake sloppy joe are an interesting twist on the classic sandwiches, and are the perfect dinner recipe for busy weeknights (they can be ready in under 30 minutes!).
With perfectly seasoned meat and a toasted bun, every bite is hearty, messy, and delicious. Whether you're hosting a party or just looking for a satisfying meal, this homemade sloppy Joes recipe is sure to be a hit.
In just under 30 minutes, the Easy One-Pot Cheeseburger Pasta is ready to serve, as the noodles cook together with all the other ingredients in a single pan. Topped off with your favorite burger toppings, this pasta dish is an absolute delight.
It is made with all the classic burger ingredients including hamburger patty, ketchup, mustard, cheese, and tomatoes, mixed with pasta for a unique twist. You can even experiment with additional toppings like fried eggs, guacamole, or even french fries, for an interesting twist to this already delicious dish.
This Weight Watchers dinner recipe has 10 points per servings.
I love pasta (doesn't everybody?!). But it's not always easy to both have the pasta I'm craving, while keeping on track with my healthy eating goals.
This Roasted Tomatoes & Garlic Pasta recipe is perfect for the times when you are craving pasta but don't want to blow your whole points budget in one sitting.
With roasted tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil, and Parmesan cheese to create a healthy, delicious meal that only has 5 points per serving on the old freestyle plan.
The recipe is quick and easy, taking just ten minutes in the oven at 450 degrees to roast the tomatoes and garlic until they become wrinkly and juicy.
This Mediterranean Chicken and Penne pasta recipe will be a real hit with the whole family.
I made it recently for family dinner on Saturday night, and the whole family loved it (and anyone who has ever tried to cook a family meal will know that is no small feat!).
The recipe features tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese, which I adore. In fact, the meal was a definite keeper in my books, and I will undoubtedly be making it again in the future. Depending on your which of the old Weight Watchers plans you are using, this recipe has between 3 and 8 points.
This low-calorie and low-fat WW friendly soup is an excellent choice for a cold winter day. The soup is bursting with flavor from chicken bouillon powder and dried oregano, making it a satisfying and comforting meal that will leave you feeling full.
This soup is a great way to get your veggies in thanks to the carrots and cauliflower, which are essential for a well-rounded diet. You can enjoy a warm, comforting bowl of guilt-free soup as an appetizer or light dinner any day of the week.
These zero point portobello mushroom fajitas are a great way to get your veggies in. The mushrooms are so full of flavor you won't even miss the meat (ok, maybe you'll miss it a little bit!--but still these fajitas are delicious).
When you click the link above you can discover how to turn these fajitas into tacos for just 1 extra ww point.
They are filling enough to satisfy even the biggest appetites and are the perfect addition to your Meatless Monday recipe collection. Give them a try and see why they're one of my all-time favorite dishes!
Turn your ho-hum baked salmon recipe into something truly extraordinary with this spicy garlic salmon and tomato recipe.
This recipe is bursting with flavor thanks to the spicy garlic and olive oil mixture. Salmon is packed with lean healthy protein, and that makes it perfect for people committed to eating well.
But let's be honest, sometimes salmon can get boring and this recipe is the perfect way to get you eating it more often. Give this recipe a try, you won't be disappointed!
Shrimp scampi is one of my go-to orders when I go out to an italian restaurant.
This weight watchers shrimp scampi has all of the flavor of the original without all the added calories. It's a quick and easy dish that can be prepared in just 35 minutes, making it a great choice for busy weeknights.
The only problem with this dish is you are going to want to go back for seconds, but at only 184 calories per serving, there's no need to feel guilty about it!
Looking for a quick, healthy, and delicious fish recipe? Look no further than this Lemon Garlic Tilapia Recipe! The combination of garlic and lemon creates a burst of flavors that will pairs perfectly with the meatiness of the tilapia.
This dish is easy to prepare and will be ready to serve in just 20 minutes, making it an ideal option for busy nights. Moreover, it's perfect for hot summer nights when you don't want to spend hours in the kitchen with the oven running. Your family will love the taste of this main dish, and you'll love how effortless it is to put together.
Looking for a tasty, easy dinner that won't wreck your WW (Weight Watchers) points? Try making Blackened Fish Tacos with Adobo Sauce! This dish is not only delicious but also low in points, making it perfect for taco Tuesdays or any night of the week.
And if you're looking to incorporate more fish into your diet, this recipe is a great way to start. With its bold flavors and simple preparation, you'll have a new go-to meal in no time. Plus your family won’t be disappointed when they are served this meal for lunch or dinner.
This weight watchers ramen noodle salad is the perfect spring time meal.
The ramen noodles pair perfectly with the fresh cabbage, and a light dressing featuring canola oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and splenda.
This hearty salad comes in at just 5 points per serving on the current Weight Watchers program. So it's a perfect addition to your healthy dinner rotation.
This zero point crockpot chili is a perfect family meal for a cold winter or fall day.
The recipe starts with zero point lean ground chicken or turkey, and then layers in classic chili ingredients like kidney beans, onions and tomatoes.
I don't know about you, but I love adding cheese and crackers on top of my chili, and with this zero point chili I have plenty of points leftover to add my favorite toppings. Just make sure to add the topping to your WW app to get the most up to date points.
This ww friendly Pork Tenderloin recipe is as healthy as it is delicious.
The pork tenderloin is seasoned with thyme, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper.
The aroma from the roasting herbs will fill your house and have your guests begging to know if dinner is ready yet!
If you are looking to lower the points even more you can replace the oil with cooking spray, but I'd recommend just leaving the recipe as written. I promise it's worth every point!
Meatloaf is one of my favorite comfort foods, but you already know the problem. Classic meatloaf just isn't very good for you.
This wonderful recipe keeps the points low by using extra lean ground beef and low calorie breadcrumbs. If you have ever worked with extra lean ground beef you'll know the challenge is keeping the meat from drying out.
This recipe uses beef bouillon to both keep the meat from drying out and pack in even more meaty flavor. The result is a meatloaf that tastes like the classic without all of the extra calories.
Give it a try you will be impressed!
Beef and Broccoli is one of my go to Chinese take-out orders. This healthy beef and broccoli is a great way to satisfy your craving for chinese take-out will all the extra calories that comes with it.
You will love how simple this dish is. When you click the link above you will see that it only requires a few simple ingredients and comes together in less than 30 minutes!
If you have a wok, this is the perfect time to use it, but you also make the recipe in a frying pan.
This Weight Watchers friendly Beef Stroganoff is a healthy twist on the classic dish.
The recipe keeps the points low by using 96% lean ground beef.
The meat is then flavored with chopped onions, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper for a flavorful base. To thicken the sauce, cornstarch is combined with cold water and added to the mixture, along with 98% fat-free cream of mushroom soup.
When you click the link above you'll find out how to use plain Greek yogurt or light sour cream can be added instead of regular sour cream to reduce the calorie count. Enjoy this comforting dinner recipe without any guilt and feel satisfied with every bite.
When you click the link above, you'll find out how to make this healthy Tuscan Chicken pasta using your favorite method. Whether you prefer the Instant Pot, Crockpot, or stove, you can whip up this dish in a snap.
The recipe keeps the points low by using whole wheat pasta as well as boneless skinless chicken breast (zero points!)
Fat free cottage cheese, and fat free greek yogurt pair with parmesan cheese to give the recipe the creaminess you know and love from Tuscan Chicken Pasta.
Chicken enchiladas are one of my favorite things to order at my local mexican restaurant. This weight watchers friendly recipe gives you all of the flavor of the classic dish with a fraction of the points.
Salsa verde, fat-free sour cream, and low fat mexican cheese join boneless skinless chicken breasts inside high fiber tortillas in this wonderful recipe.
The results is a delicious cheesy chicken enchilada that is somehow still healthy. Give these a try next time you are craving Mexican food. You won't regret it.
Take your taco night to the next level with this Weight Watchers Taco Casserole Recipe!
Lean ground chicken breast is flavored with classic taco toppings like tomatoes, black beans, green onions, and of course cheese!
After you have sauteed the meat, throw all the ingredients into your favorite casserole dish and pop it in the oven.
In 15 minutes you'll have a taco casserole that will have the whole family asking for seconds!
This zero point Weight Watchers White Chicken Chili recipe is perfect for when you are running low on points, but still want a hearty filling meal. This easy-to-make chili is a great to have in your rotation with other zero point soups like Weight Watchers Taco Soup.
Using the slow cooker makes cleanup a breeze for this delicious recipe. Give it a try you won't be disappointed.
You will love easy it is to make this Weight Watchers Friendly French Onion Chicken.
First, sauté chopped onions until caramelized, then add chicken stock and seasonings. Place seasoned boneless, skinless chicken breasts in the mixture and let cook until tender.
To create a flavorful gravy, whisk flour into extra chicken stock and add it to the pan. Top the chicken with fat-free mozzarella cheese and broil until melted and bubbly. This dish is perfect for anyone following the WW program, as it's low in points but high in flavor. Serve it up with your favorite side dish for a satisfying and healthy meal.
Long time readers of this blog will know I'm a sucker for a bubble up recipe. And this weight watchers chicken pot pie is no exception.
Chunks of boneless skinless chicken breast join classic chicken pot pie ingredients like carrots and peas.
The flavor of the pie crust from the classic recipe is replaced with weight watchers friendly biscuits. No fat greek yogurt gives the whole recipe a wonderful creaminess.
Give this recipe a try next time you are craving chicken pot pie.
WW Crockpot Chicken & Gravy is a simple and delicious meal that can be prepared with just a few ingredients. The recipe includes dry chicken gravy mix, cream of chicken soup, water or low sodium chicken broth, boneless and skinless chicken breasts, and some seasonings like garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
The ingredients are combined in a crockpot and cooked for several hours until the chicken is tender and juicy. The final touch is adding a dollop of sour cream to make the gravy creamy and smooth. This dish can be served over rice, mashed potatoes, or noodles for a satisfying and comforting meal.
Enjoy a delicious and healthy summer cookout with the Grilled Sweet and Spicy Flank Steak (Weight Watchers) recipe. This easy-to-make dish features a lean beef flank steak that is rich in protein, with a sweet and spicy rub that adds tons of flavor without piling on extra calories.
The rub includes chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, garlic, honey, ground cumin, ground coriander, chili powder, and salt. This recipe is WW friendly, enjoy it without worrying about your diet. To complete the meal, serve the steak with a refreshing salad or some grilled vegetables. With its great taste and healthy ingredients, this recipe is perfect for any summer gathering or weeknight dinner.
33 Best Weight Watchers Dinner Recipes
- Weight Watchers Turkey Stew
- Spinach & Artichoke Grilled Cheese Sandwich
- Weight Watchers Chicken Parmesan
- Weight Watchers Chipotle Shrimp Tacos
- Weight Watchers Chicken Tacos
- Buffalo Chicken Wraps
- Authentic and Easy Weight Watchers Shrimp and Grits
- Deliciously Light Baked Tuscan Chicken
- Weight Watchers Hearty Yankee Pot Roast Recipe
- WW Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes
- WW Cheeseburger Pasta
- Weight Watchers Roasted Tomatoes & Garlic Pasta
- Mediterranean Chicken and Penne Pasta
- Weight Watchers Cauliflower Soup Recipe
- Zero Point Portobello Mushroom Fajitas
- Spicy Garlic Salmon and Tomatoes
- Weight Watchers Shrimp Scampi Recipe
- Weight Watchers Lemon Garlic Tilapia Recipe
- Blackened Fish Tacos with Adobo Sauce
- Weight Watchers Ramen Noodle Salad
- 0 Point Chili In The Crock Pot
- Weight Watchers Pork Tenderloin
- Weight Watchers Meatloaf Recipe
- Weight Watchers Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe
- Weight Watchers Beef Stroganoff
- Weight Watchers Tuscan Chicken Pasta
- Chicken Enchiladas – Weight Watchers Freestyle
- Weight Watchers Taco Casserole Recipe
- Zero Point Weight Watchers White Chicken Chili
- Weight Watchers Friendly French Onion Chicken
- Weight Watchers Bubble Up Chicken Pot Pie
- WW Crockpot Chicken & Gravy
- Grilled Sweet and Spicy Flank Steak
- Choose your favorite recipe.
- Click the link of your favorite recipe.
- Follow the instructions of the linked recipe.