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Bake Fruit Pork

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  244
  • Protein  30 g
  • Carbohydrates  13 g
  • Fat  8 g
  • Cholesterol  68 mg
  • Sodium  99 mg
  • Potassium  538 mg
  • Phosphorus  185 mg
  • Calcium  48 mg
  • Fiber  3.1 g

Roast Pork with Apples

The next time you host a holiday get-together, cook up the kidney-friendly recipe for Roast Pork with Apples as the main dish.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Shelli from Michigan.

Portions: 10     Serving size: 3-ounces pork and 1/2-cup apple mixture


  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 3-pound boneless pork loin roast, trimmed
  • 2 cups onion, finely chopped
  • 1 slice maple bacon, chopped
  • 5 cups peeled tart apple, thinly sliced (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 3 cups green cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled and chopped in large chunks
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork and cook 15 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove pork from the pan. Add onion and bacon to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Return pork to pan. Add apples, cabbage, carrots and remaining ingredients and bring to a simmer. Place pan in oven.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 375° F for 45 minutes. Turn pork over and continue cooking for 30 minutes longer or until meat thermometer registers 155° F.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Divide leftover pork into individual portions and freeze. Reheat for a quick meal or sandwich later.
  • If you are on a lower protein diet adjust portion size to match your meal plan or ask your dietitian for guidance.

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Roast Pork with Apples

dfaltis says:


My wife (on dialysis) loved this - she said it was the best ever! I used a bargain pork roast, substituted Frank's sauer kraut (0 sodium but had caraway seeds for cabbage)used real maple syrup and gala apples. It was GREAT!

Nov. 01, 2010, 12:04 PM - Inappropriate review?

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