Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  336
  • Protein  28 g
  • Carbohydrates  20 g
  • Fat  16 g
  • Cholesterol  110 mg
  • Sodium  240 mg
  • Potassium  545 mg
  • Phosphorus  228 mg
  • Calcium  67 mg
  • Fiber  3.2 g

Pork with Corn Dressing

One-pot meals are popular because they're just so simple to prepare. They also tend to go well with warming comfort foods, like Pork with Corn Dressing, a kidney-friendly recipe by Amanda, a DaVita dietitian from Michigan.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Amanda from Michigan.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 4 oz pork, 1/2 cup dressing and 3 tablespoons


  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 15 ounces canned no salt added whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 cup water (divided use)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 6 butterfly boneless pork chops
  • 1/2 can reduced-sodium condensed cream of mushroom soup


  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Combine egg, breadcrumbs, corn, 1/4 cup water, green pepper, onion and Worcestershire sauce to make dressing. Set aside.
  3. Preheat Dutch oven or ovenproof skillet and add oil.
  4. Brown pork chops/loin on both sides.
  5. Top with corn dressing mixture and add enough water to cover bottom of pan.
  6. Bake uncovered for an hour, or until pork is tender.
  7. Remove pork and arrange on serving platter.
  8. Add soup and 3/4 cup water to pan drippings, and cook until bubbly.
  9. Ladle soup mixture over chops.
  10. Serve and enjoy!

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat
  • 1 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Butterfly boneless pork chops are center loin chops that are split almost in half for stuffing; also known as loin-cut pork chops with pockets.
  • You can use 1-1/2 pound pork loin sliced into six 4-ounce strips to replace individual pork chops.
  • Substitute 1-1/2 cups frozen or fresh corn for canned corn if desired.
  • If you are on a lower protein diet reduce the portion of pork to match your meal plan.

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