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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  274
  • Protein  28 g
  • Carbohydrates  19 g
  • Fat  9 g
  • Cholesterol  72 mg
  • Sodium  181 mg
  • Potassium  435 mg
  • Phosphorus  187 mg
  • Calcium  37 mg
  • Fiber  1.3 g

Fantastic Pork Fajitas

Fantastic Pork Fajitas are a taste sensation and an excellent source of protein for the dialysis and diabetic dialysis diets. An array of herbs, spices and vegetables give the pork a delicious flavor and it all wraps up nicely in a flour tortilla.

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by the DaVita dietitian team.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3 ounces pork, 1/4 cup vegetables, 1 tortilla

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean, boneless pork
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 4 flour tortillas, 8" size

Preparation

  1. Slice pork across grain into 1/8" strips.
  2. Combine garlic, oregano, cumin, pineapple juice, vinegar and hot sauce in a gallon-size, zip-top, plastic bag. Add pork and marinade for 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 325° F. Wrap tortillas in foil and heat while preparing pork.
  4. Heat a heavy skillet or griddle until hot. Add the oil, onion, green pepper and pork strips. Stir-fry until pork is no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
  5. Divide into 4 portions and serve with warm flour tortillas.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 3 meat
    • 1 starch
    • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices

1

Helpful hints

  • Meat portion can be decreased to use recipe in a protein-restricted diet. Ask your dietitian for additional assistance.
 

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