21 comfort food makeovers
Readers' favorite recipes, slimmed down with smart substitutions
Recipe: Grown-up Mac 'n' Cheese
Recipe: Vegetable Enchiladas
Recipe: Eggplant Parmesan
Recipe: Quick Chicken Potpie
Today: 12 g fat
The makeover: Turkey sausage subs for fattier pork, puréed cottage cheese mimics béchamel, and a splash of olive oil replaces nearly half a cup of butter.
Recipe: Lasagna with Sausage Ragù Redux
Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore
The shellfish cook quickly in a curry-wine broth and join crisp fries made lighter by being cooked in the oven.
Recipe: Curried Mussels with Oven Frites
Recipe: Sweet and Sour Pork
Recipe: Duck à l'Orange
Recipe: Shortcut Chicken Cassoulet
Recipe: Sardine Factory Cioppino
Recipe: Macaroni and Cheese
This quick and light version still gets its kick from ground New Mexico chiles.
Recipe: Stacked Red Chile Enchiladas
Recipe: Creamy Potato Soup
Recipe: French Toast for a Queen
Recipe: Lebanese Meat Loaf
This recipe gets 2 servings on the table in less than half an hour.
Recipe: Hot Turkey Sandwich