Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  73
  • Protein  5 g
  • Carbohydrates  2 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  25 mg
  • Sodium  66 mg
  • Potassium  81 mg
  • Phosphorus  47 mg
  • Calcium  31 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken has all the flavor of hot and spicy Buffalo wings in a smooth and luscious dip loaded with cream cheese and sour cream. And because this dip’s kidney-friendly, all of your family, friends and coworkers can enjoy it.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Sarah from Missouri.



Portions: 16     Serving size: 1/4 cup

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup bottled roasted red peppers
  • 1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 4 teaspoons Tabasco® hot pepper sauce
  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken

Preparation

  1. Set cream cheese out to soften.
  2. Drain red peppers and measure 1/2 cup. Puree in a blender or food processor to make red pepper sauce.
  3. In a medium bowl mix cream cheese and sour cream together until smooth. Add pureed peppers and 4 teaspoons Tabasco sauce. Stir until combined.
  4. Add the chicken and gently mix. Add additional hot sauce 1/2 teaspoon at a time; taste and continue to add hot sauce to the heat level you desire.
  5. Place in a slow cooker for 3 to 4 hours on low heat, or bake in the oven at 350° F for 30 minutes.
  6. Serve warm dip with carrots, celery, cucumber, cauliflower for dipping, or make mini roll-ups by wrapping dip inside lettuce or cabbage leaves.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat

Carbohydrate choices

0

Helpful hints

  • Look for bottled or canned roasted red peppers with 85 mg or less sodium per ounce, or roast fresh red peppers to puree. Trader Joe’s fire roasted red peppers contain only 60 mg sodium per ounce.
  • Hot sauce brands and varieties vary greatly in sodium content. Stick to the original Tabasco® hot pepper sauce because it’s much lower in sodium. Increase to 6 teaspoons if you like more heat.
  • Serve with raw vegetables. Lower potassium choices include carrots, celery, cucumber, cauliflower for dipping, or lettuce or cabbage leaves for wraps.
  • If serving at a party bake then place in a small slow cooker to keep warm.
 

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

sutherlaba1964 says:

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Jun. 19, 2013, 4:48 PM - Inappropriate review?

Buffalo Chicken Dip

windburg2 says:

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Could you substitute fresh peaches for the pie filling? If so, what would be the amount and portion size? Moderator comment: Yes you can substitute 2 cups of fresh peaches and the potassium is about the same. Carbs are much lower.

May. 17, 2012, 11:53 AM - Inappropriate review?

Buffalo Chicken Dip

goldenboy says:

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Sounds good, but where are the peaches? wouldn't you need more than just the filling? Moderator comment: This particular recipe only includes the peach pie filling. You could add additional canned peach slices 120 mg potassium/1/2 cup)or even a fresh peach (160 mg potassium/1/2 cup).

Oct. 31, 2011, 3:44 AM - Inappropriate review?

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