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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.

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Makeover Garlic Chicken Spaghetti

Makeover Garlic Chicken Spaghetti

Makeover Garlic Chicken Spaghetti

For Judy Crawford of Deming, New Mexico, the special meal for her family is Garlic Chicken Spaghetti. It's got a very special feel with sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms and white wine.

Makeover Chicken Cheese Enchiladas

Makeover Chicken Cheese Enchiladas

Makeover Chicken Cheese Enchiladas

This made-over recipe features all the cheesy, savory goodness of the original in a much lighter form. Now Diane Witmer's family in Spencer, Wisconsin can enjoy these enchiladas for dinner with all the taste, but none of the guilt!

Makeover Greek Chicken Penne

Makeover Greek Chicken Penne

Makeover Greek Chicken Penne

You'll love the big flavors in this hearty pasta dish that's been lightened up. It's perfect paired with a salad.—Susan Stetzel Gainesville, New York
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Makeover Sloppy Joe Mac and Cheese

Makeover Sloppy Joe Mac and Cheese

Makeover Sloppy Joe Mac and Cheese

Decreasing the butter and replacing the half-and-half with milk helped cut a whopping 658 calories and more than half the fat from this casserole. Even though the cholesterol was reduced by 75% and the sodium by 40%, it offers all the heart-warming comfort of the original. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Makeover Poppy Seed Chicken

Makeover Poppy Seed Chicken

Makeover Poppy Seed Chicken

This revised recipe is comforting and homey, but with fewer calories and much less fat and cholesterol than the original. We think you'll love the results! —Carolyn Keese, Seneca, South Carolina

Makeover Spinach Tuna Casserole

Makeover Spinach Tuna Casserole

Makeover Spinach Tuna Casserole

This thick, gooey Spinach Tuna Casserole from Karla Hamrick of Wapakoneta, Ohio was a family favorite for years.

Makeover Chicken Enchiladas

Makeover Chicken Enchiladas

Makeover Chicken Enchiladas

Mexican food is often loaded with fat and calories. We were able to take this recipe and make it over to be a healthier version you will be proud to serve to your family.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Makeover Easy Beef-Stuffed Shells

Makeover Easy Beef-Stuffed Shells

Makeover Easy Beef-Stuffed Shells

Enjoy the convenience of this make-ahead dish or bake right away. Either way, it has half the saturated fat of the original recipe but is just as meaty. —Blair Lonergan, Rochelle, Virginia

Makeover Creamy Italian Sausage Pasta

Makeover Creamy Italian Sausage Pasta

Makeover Creamy Italian Sausage Pasta

This slimmed-down version of a savory supper has just half the calories, 20% of the fat, 15% of the saturated fat and about 40% of the cholesterol. Yet the full-flavor result is one her family—and your—can enjoy without the guilt.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Makeover Country-Fried Steak

Makeover Country-Fried Steak

Makeover Country-Fried Steak

A healthier country-fried steak? Sounds like an oxymoron, but it’s not. This comforting dish keeps its delicious classic flavors while losing over half the fat. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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.
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