Delicious, easy, and perfect potions for two!
Ranked as the Best Weight Loss Diet by WebMD, Weight Watchers has been a popular commercial diet for years, and for good reason. People see results when they follow a Weight Watchers recipe! Their system gives you plan that’s relatively simple and easy to follow. By tracking food as “points,” you’re (generally) allowed to eat whatever you want as long as you stay within your allotted points. Simple enough, right? The major problem is all those leftovers. We solve that by collecting Weight Watchers recipes for dinner for two.
When you want to make healthy food choices, stay within your points goal, and eat something that tastes good, look to this list of amazing dinner recipes. These 30 Weight Watchers recipes make a perfect dinner for two, so grab a friend and head to the kitchen to get cooking!
1. Southwestern Black Bean Casserole (4 Freestyle SmartPoints)
This vegetarian-friendly recipe has so many wonderful things going for it. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also a great source of protein, high in fiber, and low in fat! The whole family is sure to love this one!
2. Slow Cooker Turkey Stew (4 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Being able to throw everything into a Crock-Pot and let it do its thing is ideal for anyone who’s busy. This stew is a great Weight Watchers recipe, and it’s perfectly cozy when the colder weather sets in. Pro-tip: This is a great way to use any Thanksgiving leftovers you might have!
3. Baked Zucchini, Spinach, and Feta Casserole (5 Freestyle SmartPoints)
This satisfying dish is packed with fresh veggies and rich cheese. You can easily enjoy this as a main course for dinner, but it’s a wonderful side for any lean protein, too!
4. Skinny Chicken Tacos with Guacamole (5 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Who doesn’t love a good taco? This Weight Watchers recipe updates a comfort food staple to make it healthier than ever. Plenty of chicken and veggies round out this dish, making it a well-balanced meal. Try it on your next Taco Tuesday!
5. Instant Pot Chicken and Rice (12 Freestyle SmartPoints)
If you’ve invested in the life-changing Instant Pot, this recipe should definitely be in your repertoire. Chicken, rice, and vegetables are staples in any healthy diet, but this recipe adds plenty of spices so you’re not sacrificing on flavor. Eating healthy can always taste delicious!
6. Slow Cooker Vegan Gumbo (2 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Integrating some vegan recipes into your diet can be a nice change of pace. This flavorful gumbo is the perfect introduction to eating vegan! Perfect for a chilly day, this gumbo has loads of vegetables and classic Cajun seasoning. You won’t even know it’s meatless once you try it!
7. Baked Tilapia with Quinoa and Garlicky Green Beans (6 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Get your dose of omega-3 fatty acids with this tilapia recipe. Paired with a healthy whole grain like quinoa and some delicious green beans, this is the perfect meal for two. This Weight Watchers recipe tastes amazing, and you’ll be sure to impress whoever you’re cooking for with this meal!
8. Balsamic Glazed Pork with Apples, Green Beans, and Carrots (10 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Another great slow cooker recipe, this dish gets all its delicious flavor from being cooked low and slow. Pork chops are a great source of lean protein, and this recipe easily fits in our list of Weight Watchers recipes for dinner for two. The balsamic turns into a sticky, sweet glaze as it cooks, marrying with the apples and vegetables as well. This dish has “autumn” written all over it, so be sure to try it soon!
9. Quick and Easy Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup for Two (2 Freestyle SmartPoints)
This is one of those soups that completely blows me away, every time. It’s super simple to make but it’s packed full of southwestern flavors, giving it a complexity that keeps me coming back bite after bite. This soup has the perfect combination of flavors, between the protein- and fiber-rich black beans, savory fire roasted tomatoes, spicy peppers, sweet potatoes, and herbaceous cilantro. It has definitely become one of my favorite Weight Watchers recipes for dinner for two!
10. Skinny Chicken Nuggets (6 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Let’s face it: Sometimes we crave food that isn’t exactly healthy, and sometimes that food is found on the kid’s menu. Upgrade your nugget game with this updated, kid- and adult-friendly recipe! By baking them in the oven, chicken nuggets can be a quick and healthy weeknight meal.
11. Weight Watchers Lasagna (7 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Casseroles are oh-so cozy, but they’re usually not very healthy. This version of the Italian classic, however, can fit into any Weight Watchers program easily. Full of meat, cheese, and vegetables, you’d never guess this is a lightened-up recipe! Pair it with salad and crostini to create the perfect dinner for two.
12. One-Pot Black Pepper Chicken (4 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Spicy, savory, and just a little bit sweet, this one-pot recipe makes a great quick dinner for two. You’d never believe this is a Weight Watchers recipe, either! Serve it alongside brown rice or quinoa for a meal full of nutrition and flavor. As a bonus, you’ll only have one pan to clean up afterwards!
13. Slow Cooker Chunky Beef and Potato Stew (6 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Lean beef and hearty potatoes make this slow cooker recipe super satisfying! Whether you find yourself with a huge appetite, or are looking for some cold weather comfort, this healthy recipe will do the trick!
14. Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (5 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Replacing the beef with turkey in this traditional recipe is a great idea! The stuffing will keep you full (thanks to a blend of whole grains and lean protein), and the sauce adds plenty of flavor. Throw everything in the Crock-Pot and you’re good to go!
15. Zesty Chicken with Shallots, Capers, and Olives (4 Freestyle SmartPoints)
This is another awesome Weight Watchers recipe. It only takes 30 minutes to make, start to finish. The chicken is seasoned with plenty of traditional Italian spices, so you’d never guess it was a recipe designed for people on a diet! Pair it with the pasta of your choice for a delicious dinner for two.
16. Tuna Casserole (13 Freestyle SmartPoints)
This version of tuna casserole keeps the deliciously creamy flavor of the original without all of the fat and calories. The low-fat cheese make it ooey and gooey, and you’ll get a hearty dose of omega-3s while satisfying your comfort food craving. It’s rich and indulgent, but super healthy!
17. Pumpkin Chicken Chili (2 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Pumpkin seems to be everywhere these days, so try something totally new by putting it in chili! Spicy and hearty, this chili is loaded up with fall flavors. It’s also packed with protein from the black beans and lean chicken. This Weight Watchers recipe will quickly become a new favorite!
18. Moroccan Chicken Salad with Chimichurri Dressing (6 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Try experimenting with Moroccan flavors by making this salad as a quick dinner for two. Garlic, cilantro, and parsley make up the bulk of the dressing, while the salad is peppered with feta cheese, almonds, and pomegranate. This is one of those dishes full of complex and unique flavors that’s sure to impress!
19. Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken (6 Freestyle SmartPoints)
This Keto-friendly dish is a great way to dress up chicken when you’re feeling bored with your usual flavors. It’s slow cooked to tender perfection! Serve it with any side you like, but to keep it low-carb we recommend using cauliflower “rice” and vegetables.
20. Clean Eating Loaded Grilled Chicken Nachos (12 Freestyle SmartPoints)
With football season here, everyone is going to be craving tailgate food. These nachos will satisfy that craving without being ridiculously unhealthy. The melted cheese on top makes it feel super indulgent, but it’s also filled with plenty of veggies and healthy, grilled chicken. This recipe makes a perfect portion, making it one of our go-to Weight Watchers recipes for dinner for two.
21. Skinny Lasagna Rolls (7 Freestyle SmartPoints)
This ultra-popular comfort food is a must have in your cook book! Not only is it full of your favorite Italian flavors, but it’s also an award winning dish! Created by Skinny Ms. Co-Founder Gale Compton, these skinny lasagna rolls won the Joyful Cook-Off on the Today’s Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda!
22. Orange Glazed Chicken and Sweet Potato Kebabs (9 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Grilled food doesn’t have to be just for the summer! Make these kebabs when you’re craving a brightly flavored, warm weather-inspired dish. These kebabs can be baked in the oven if the weather outside isn’t ideal for grilling. Chicken plus healthy carbs equals a seriously awesome meal.
23. One Pan Crispy Parmesan Chicken (5 Freestyle SmartPoints)
One pan dishes are perfect when you’re feeling lazy because you’ll spend less time in the kitchen cleaning up. Pile all the ingredients on a baking sheet, throw it in the oven, and you’re good to go. The garlic and parmesan coating becomes ultra-crispy in the oven, so make this Weight Watchers recipe ASAP!
24. Healthy Chicken Burrito Wraps (11 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Who doesn’t love a good burrito? Unfortunately, chain restaurant burritos are usually loaded with unnecessary calories, but that’s exactly why this lighter recipe makes the perfect meal for when you’re eating clean. Chicken, rice, cheese, and veggies make up this burrito—you’ll never eat those fast-food burritos again!
25. Sweet and Sour Shrimp Stir-Fry (8 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Star-fry is healthy all on its own, but sometimes it’s hard to know what flavors and ingredients to pair with each other. That’s why this recipe is perfect when you’re craving that delicious sweet-and-sour tang. It’s loaded with shrimp, pineapple, water chestnuts, and even peanuts. Serve this dish over rice and forget the takeout altogether!
26. Jerked Chicken and Plantain Skewers (4 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Plantains are a great healthy carb, so don’t be afraid to use them in more dishes. Bursting with flavor, this Weight Watchers recipe proves that eating clean can be delicious. Between the Jerk spices, lime, and pineapples, this dish really feels like summer. Grilling can be done inside on the stove, so don’t be afraid to make this dish all year long.
27. Honey Lime Salmon (2 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Don’t be intimidated by cooking fish with this easy salmon recipe. This entire dish is done in 15 minutes, so this is great when you’re looking for a fast dinner for two. The seasoning turns into a glaze when it’s baked, so the flavors really coat the fish. Serve it over rice for a quick weeknight meal!
28. Veggie Shepherd’s Pie (5 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Although it’s usually not seen as a healthy recipe, Shepherd’s Pie can actually fit into a Weight Watchers diet! Replacing the meat with plenty of veggies gives you that traditional flavor without all the calories. It’s even healthier because we used mashed cauliflowers for the topping!
29. Beef Teriyaki and Vegetables (12 Freestyle SmartPoints)
The combination of protein, carb, and vegetable can get pretty boring when you’re eating healthy, but this version is super delicious and flavorful. Teriyaki beef is a classic dish, but paired with brown rice and stir-fry veggies, it becomes a perfect version for weeknight cooking.
30. One-Pot Chicken and Veggie Ramen Stir-Fry (7 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Ramen is super trendy right now, so try the sensational flavors by pairing it with another Asian classic: stir-fry! Reminiscent of takeout, this dish is perfect when you’re craving a delivery meal. Done in one pot and even using packaged ramen noodles, you’d never believe this is a Weight Watchers recipe. Pretend you’re in college again when you make this dish!
Weight Watchers recipes for dinner for two don’t have to be boring—eating healthy can be delicious, and it can even feel indulgent! Try these recipes to mix things up and make the perfect dinner for two. This is only a fraction of the amazing recipes out there, so don’t be afraid to keep trying new flavors to find something that is just as unique as you are!