Every bit as rich and creamy as the original recipe, this magical makeover has crunchy pecans, loads of cheese and a touch of jalapeno. Destined to become a favorite! —Sharon Beshoar, Montrose, Colorado
"Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same for my family without the buttery, pecan-topped sweet potato bake they've come to love with their turkey. Now with a third less cholesterol, 25 percent fewer calories and a whopping 43 percent less fat, this recipe is one any holiday cook who cares about her family's health can be thankful for!"
Sonia Chimenti - Concord, California
With a buttery cracker topping and lots of cheese, this lightened up classic casserole from Lisa Eldridge of Topeka, Kansas makes a guilt-free side dish at any meal. "I got the original recipe from a friend," Lisa notes. "And it is excellent."
This made over dish has nearly two-thirds less fat and saturated fat than the original recipe and 40% fewer calories! Cholesterol was reduced by more than half...and the sodium by more than a quarter.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
Donna Nortman of Camillus, New York knew that this delectable side dish wasn't too healthy for her family, so she asked us to help. We delivered a side dish that is tops on taste and has less than half the fat, saturated fat and cholesterol than Donna's original recipe. — Taste of Home's Test Kitchen
Passed down for generations, this recipe was a cherished family tradition at holidays and special gatherings. Now, with less than half the fat, sodium and cholesterol of the original, it can be served up for generations to come!
Arlene Spencer - Oconomowoc, WI