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Makeover Main Dish Recipes

Looking for makeover main dish recipes? Find makeover main dish recipes for a lighter version to your favorite recipes.

Makeover Beef Stroganoff

Makeover Beef Stroganoff

Makeover Beef Stroganoff

Our pros lightened up this classic dish, slashing calories, saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol, but kept every bit of its satisfying taste. —Candace Clark, Connell, Washington

Creamy Makeover Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Makeover Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Makeover Macaroni and Cheese

Your family will love the rich, creamy flavor of this mac & cheese recipe—and you'll feel good knowing we were able to slash the saturated fat of the original recipe. —April Taylor, Grafenwoehr, Germany

Makeover Husband’s Dinner Delight

Makeover Husband’s Dinner Delight

Makeover Husband’s Dinner Delight

My husband, Steve, loves beef, and he especially loves casseroles. He likes to eat the leftovers with tortilla chips. It's like a whole new dish the second time around. —Sherri Cox, Lucasville, Ohio
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Makeover Sausage & Potato Bake

Makeover Sausage & Potato Bake

Makeover Sausage & Potato Bake

This hearty dish is a Christmas Eve tradition at our house. It also makes an awesome breakfast bake, so any leftovers are great for Christmas morning! —SHANNON JONES, ASHLAND, VIRGINIA

Makeover Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Sauce

Makeover Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Sauce

Makeover Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Sauce

This was my great-grandmother’s recipe. I have another version made with mushroom soup, which cuts down on prep time, but sometimes you just can’t take shortcuts! Try serving it with egg noodles and steamed veggies. —Julie Stack, Pewaukee, Wisconsin

Makeover Linguine with Ham & Swiss Cheese

Makeover Linguine with Ham & Swiss Cheese

Makeover Linguine with Ham & Swiss Cheese

This rich linguine casserole recipe eliminates nearly half the saturated fat from the original—but keeps the creamy texture and distinctive Swiss cheese flavor. —Mike Tchou, Pepper Pike, Ohio

Makeover Bacon Chicken Alfredo

Makeover Bacon Chicken Alfredo

Makeover Bacon Chicken Alfredo

This healthier version of her bacon chicken Alfredo offers all the creamy comfort, and rich homey flavor of the original, but slashes calories, cholesterol and sodium. —Irene Sullivan, Lake Mills, Wisconsin

Makeover Beef & Sausage Lasagna

Makeover Beef & Sausage Lasagna

Makeover Beef & Sausage Lasagna

The Taste of Home Test Kitchen trimmed the cholesterol and saturated fat in my original meat-lover's lasagna recipe, and came up with this healthier version. —Jacob Kitzman, Seattle, Washington

Makeover Zucchini Supper

Makeover Zucchini Supper

Makeover Zucchini Supper

From East Moline, Illinois, Mandy Anderson's revised one-dish wonder boasts nearly 60% less saturated fat, 199 fewer calories and 46% less sodium per serving! But it's more colorful, nutritious and with all the cheesy, melt-in-your-mouth flavor her husband loves.

Makeover Chicken Artichoke Bake

Makeover Chicken Artichoke Bake

Makeover Chicken Artichoke Bake

Our Test Kitchen made over Todd Richards' creamy casserole, slashing calories fat and sodium but keeping all the mouthwatering flavor his friends in West Allis, Wisconsin love.

Makeover Chicken Noodle Delight

Makeover Chicken Noodle Delight

Makeover Chicken Noodle Delight

“A neighbor made this dish for us when we had our second child,” writes Gail Schumacher from Berthoud, Colorado. “It was so good! This lightened version is so delicious, my family will never the difference!"
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