Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  82
  • Protein  3
  • Carbohydrates  13
  • Fat  2
  • Cholesterol  1
  • Sodium  166
  • Potassium  103
  • Phosphorus  41
  • Calcium  43
  • Fiber  2.0

Artichoke Relish on Toasted Pita

Artichoke Relish on Toasted Pita will give you crunchy satisfaction. Plus, it's kidney-friendly, easy to make and good for people who have kidney disease, diabetes or are on dialysis.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Carol from Alabama.

Portions: 16     Serving size: 2 tablespoons of relish on 2 pita wedges


  • 14 ounces canned artichoke hearts
  • 2 ounces canned diced pimento
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4  pita bread rounds, 7” size


  1. Drain and chop artichoke hearts and pimento. Thinly slice green onions and mince garlic clove.
  2. Combine artichokes, pimentos, green onions, Parmesan cheese, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and pepper in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Cover and chill for 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  5. Split pita rounds open. Cut each half into quarters, making 8 wedges.
  6. Place pita wedges on a baking sheet, smooth side down and spray with cooking spray. Bake for 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
  7. Cool pita wedges and set aside in airtight container until ready to serve.
  8. Top each pita wedge with 1 tablespoon of Artichoke Relish.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Bagel chips or pita chips work well too. Choose the lowest sodium chips.



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Artichoke Relish on Toasted Pita

brown2832 says:


Very good!

Sep. 12, 2014, 2:03 PM - Inappropriate review?

Artichoke Relish on Toasted Pita

brown2832 says:


Very good!

Sep. 11, 2014, 4:55 PM - Inappropriate review?

Artichoke Relish on Toasted Pita

KnitMom says:


Made this recipie for a dinner party so my husband would have something to eat within his dietary needs. It was a huge hit. I served it in small tart shells, an not one was left and several people asked for the recipe! Easy to make, great taste!

Apr. 07, 2010, 2:02 PM - Inappropriate review?

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