It’s not always easy to find Weight Watchers lunch recipes. Luckily, I’ve done the legwork for you and promise you’ll be more than satisfied with this list.
Lunch can be especially tricky while following Weight Watchers because the last thing you want to do is cook in the middle of a hectic day.
So, fast food becomes a siren for an easy and cheap fix.
But with these 25 Weight Watchers lunch recipes, you’ll be left feeling pretty smug, knowing how many points you’ve saved.
1. Burrito Bowl
This recipe creates a lovely, warm bowl of yummy goodness.
Clocking in at only 3-8 SmartPoints (depending on the plan you’re following), this is one delish dish that won’t break the bank.
Each serving provides around two cups of food, giving you a lot of bang for your buck. In addition, it will keep you full and satisfied for a busy day ahead.
One of my favorite health hacks is replacing tortillas with lettuce. Not only does it add a little fresh crunch, but it takes away loads of calories.
These taco turkey lettuce wraps are a hit at any time of the day but make an excellent light lunch.
Using ground turkey instead of beef also saves you on calories too, which means you can eat more for fewer points.
That sounds like a win in my book!
This recipe makes it so easy to spice up your day.
It may be ingredient-heavy, but the payoff is oh-so-worth-it. Best of all, it’s a sheet pan recipe, so you can just load up a tray then bake.
This is an excellent dish to meal prep ahead of time when you’re looking for a healthy recipe for weekday lunches.
I love pineapple on everything, so this recipe is always at the top of my light lunch list.
It’s insanely easy to prep, and the result tastes so darn good.
This Chinese-restaurant staple comes together in just over 20 minutes but tastes like it came from your favorite carry-out joint.
Each serving only counts for 5 SmartPoints, so go ahead and indulge in seconds.
I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again: sheet pan recipes are fantastic.
There’s something so satisfying about laying a bunch of prepped food onto a sheet pan, throwing it into the oven, and going on with your life.
Best of all, the cleanup is super easy since it uses minimal dishes.
This teriyaki chicken sheet pan recipe is the perfect example that’s quick, easy, and super tasty.
If you’re looking for a homestyle soup to soothe the soul, you’re in luck!
This easy chicken corn chowder is the perfect hearty comfort food and only uses 6-8 SmartPoints per serving.
The secret to creating this creamy dish is only using 2% milk and cream-style corn as a base.
Each bite is rich in flavor, with a silky texture that will have you going back for seconds.
And unlike like many thick and creamy soups, it doesn’t need a slow cooker. Instead, it’ll be on the table in around 40 minutes.
This recipe creates the perfect lunch for when summer is in full swing and you want something light and fresh.
The feta packs so much tangy goodness into every bite, and the cucumber bulks it up without adding calories.
This recipe isn’t short on beans, which adds heartiness to keep you full for hours.
Craving a Chinese food fix but don’t want to waste the excess calories? This recipe will save the day.
It’s basically a deconstructed egg roll, making it low carb and very low in Weight Watchers points.
The secret is the enormous amount of veggies that this recipe uses as a base.
I’m a sucker for chicken salad, and this recipe ensures I can eat it even if I’m following a diet.
You’ll use Greek yogurt to enrich the salad with creaminess and silkiness.
Each bite tastes like your local deli’s chicken salad but only clocks in at 3-5 SmartPoints per serving.
It’s a fantastic balance of sweet and savory and will easily keep you full until dinner.
Not only is this recipe super tasty, but it’s so pretty to look at!
It’s full of colorful veggies that delight the eyes. Even better, it’s low in calories and packed full of protein.
Each bite gives you the nourishment you need to survive the dreaded mid-day meetings at work.
The recipe calls for two jalapeños, but feel free to use less if you don’t like spice. But if you really want to amp up the fire, add more!
How great does this Weight Watchers Cajun chicken and rice look?
One bite and you’ll forget you’re following a diet
Each forkful brings a terrific perfect medley of seasoning and savory flavors, and if you’ve got leftovers, it’s great for dinner too.
12. Chicken Salad
This creamy chicken salad is the perfect blend of succulent chicken, crunchy celery, and sweet grapes, all combined into one dish.
I like to bring this to cookouts and potlucks, and it’s always a hit.
Serve with some light coleslaw on the side, and you’ve got yourself a filling, nourishing meal.
This tasty lunch is bursting with flavor in every forkful.
It’s packed with protein, so you know you’ll be fueled for whatever the afternoon sends your way.
Better still, this doubles as a terrific Weight Watchers breakfast too. Just top it off with a runny poached egg!
14. Taco Soup
Taco soup is just what you need to warm your bones on a cold winter day.
It packs a mean punch in the flavor department, thanks to the addition of taco and Ranch seasoning.
Plus, it ranks high in the fiber and protein department while only clocking in at one (yes, you read that right, one!) point per serving!
15. Tortellini Soup
Here’s another fabulous Weight Watchers soup recipe you just have to try.
This tortellini soup is nonna-approved and tastes like a warm hug in every bite.
You might not think you can indulge in pasta on a diet, but you’re wrong! This heavenly soup is only four Weight Watchers points per serving.
Chili is one of my go-to recipes when I’m winter-meal-prepping. There’s something so hearty and wholesome about the crowd-pleasing dish.
So, if you’re looking for a fantastic meal to feed a crowd, this chili will serve you well. Each serving is seven SmartPoints, but so well spent.
This crunchy tuna salad is loaded with texture from the addition of cabbage that adds crunch to every bite.
The cranberries add a chewy sweetness that blends so perfectly with the tuna.
Serve over some lightly toasted bread, or just eat as is! It’s a great lunch to power you through your day.
These Air Fryer chicken tenders are about to become your new favorite lunch.
They taste just like their deep-fried counterparts, but they’re made juicy and crisp without any oil or additional fat.
Who doesn’t love a good zoodle?
Not only is it entertaining to say, but zucchini-noodles are a powerhouse of nutrients that allow you to enjoy a pasta dish without the carbs.
This recipe is brimming with a zesty, garlicky flavor that compliments the juicy shrimp. Can you even think of a better lunch?
Here’s another fresh salad that will rock your world!
Each forkful is overflowing with crisp spinach, salty artichokes, and succulent tuna.
Who doesn’t love a thick, succulent Reuben?
The sandwich is such a staple in my house, and if it weren’t so high in fat and sodium, I would eat one every day!
With this recipe, you can make that dream a reality.
It goes heavy on the sauerkraut so that you can still enjoy the classic sandwich without the excess of cheese and meat.
Each bite tastes like the sandwich we all know and love, minus the post-Reuban bloat.
Yes, you can eat pizza while following a Weight Watchers diet. Isn’t that amazing?
Each serving of this delicious masterpiece clocks in at only six SmartPoints.
That said, if you can find a pre-made cauliflower crust, it would have even fewer points.
23. Baked Ziti
This baked ziti is one comforting pasta recipe.
If you like lasagna but want to try something a little different, give ziti a try.
It tastes just like lasagna but uses penne noodles for an interesting texture.
This is a crowd-pleasing dish that will certainly make great leftovers for lunch the next day too.
24. Salsa Chicken
Sometimes chicken can lack flavor, but this recipe ensures that never happens.
Each bite of this salsa chicken is succulent, juicy, and full of seasoning. Best of all, it only takes four ingredients to make.
Serve over a bed of Mexican rice, or if you’re trying to save on carbs, enjoy as is!
This recipe creates one healthy burger full of Omega-3s and tastiness.
How great would this salmon burger be for a light summer lunch when you’re looking to add a little freshness to your midday meal.
The coleslaw topping adds the perfect bit of crunch to the juiciness of the salmon, making this one mouthful you won’t regret.
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