Kotlet (Meat & Potato patties)
- CKD non-dialysis
- 1/2 cup grated, potatoes
- 1 pound lean ground beef or ground turkey (7% fat or less)
- 1 medium white onion, grated
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash® Original herb seasoning blend
- 1/4 cup or less vegetable oil for frying
- 5 pita breads, 6” size
- 3/4 cup lettuce, shredded
- 1/4 cup red onion, diced
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
- Soak grated potatoes in warm water for 2 hours to reduce potassium. Rinse, drain and squeeze excess water using a clean dishtowel.
- Mix ground beef, white onion, grated potato, egg, turmeric, garlic powder, pepper and Mrs. Dash seasoning until well mixed.
- Heat the oil in a medium size skillet.
- Make 5 patties (round or size of your palm) and fry over medium heat on both sides.
- Serve each patty on pita with lettuce, red onion and fresh basil.
Nutrients per serving
- Calories 441
- Protein 25 g
- Carbohydrates 38 g
- Fat 21 g
- Cholesterol 98 mg
- Sodium 388 mg
- Potassium 468 mg
- Phosphorus 247 mg
- Calcium 114 mg
- Fiber 3.0 g
Renal and renal diabetic food choices
- 2-1/2 meat
- 2 starch
- 1 vegetable, medium potassium
- French bread, lavash, hamburger buns or tortillas are also good bread choices.
- Use less oil and a non-stick pan if desired.
- It’s easy to get very creative with Kotlets by adding or substituting various ingredients. They can be served cold or hot, and also used as a finger food for an appetizer.
- No need to soak potatoes if you are not on a potassium restriction.