Favorite comfort food recipes

Try these updated takes on all the classics, including lightened versions and the new multicultural comfort foods of the West

21 comfort food makeovers

Readers' favorite recipes, slimmed down with smart substitutions

A bowl of low-fat clam chowder
Photo by Annabelle Breakey; food styling by Randy Mon

Browny's Clam Chowder Revisited

The original: 50 g fat

Today: 6.9 g fat

The makeover: The original recipe, from a now-defunct Seattle restaurant, called for a quart of heavy whipping cream––we used milk thickened with flour.

Recipe:  Browny's Clam Chowder Revisited

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