Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  267
  • Protein  19 g
  • Carbohydrates  23 g
  • Fat  11 g
  • Cholesterol  84 mg
  • Sodium  264 mg
  • Potassium  319 mg
  • Phosphorus  182 mg
  • Calcium  81 mg
  • Fiber  1.3 g

Lisa’s Awesome Burgers Lower Protein

Lisa,a DaVita renal dietitian and former chef from New York,shares a delicious kidney-friendly recipe for Lisa’s Awesome Burgers. They are perfect for lunch and so flavorful they don't even need condiments.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Lisa from New York.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 1 burger


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons Mrs. Dash® Mesquite Grilling Blend
  • 6 hamburger buns


  1. Preheat grill according to manufacture’s direction.
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, onion, egg and Mrs. Dash® seasoning until all ingredients are mixed throughout.
  3. Divide ground beef mixture into 6 equal size patties.
  4. Grill to desired temperature and doneness.
  5. Place on hamburger buns.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 2 meat
    • 2 starch
    • 1/2 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • These burgers need no ketchup or mustard. They are full of flavor!
  • One large onion yields 1 cup chopped.
  • This lower protein version of Lisa's Awesome Burgers has a smaller burger portion compared to the original recipe on The nutrients have been adjusted to reflect this change.


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Very good work, it's powerful!

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