Sausage Noodle Casserole

Diet types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe by DaVita patient AJ and submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Anna from Nevada.

Portions: 8

Serving size: 1 cup


  •  12 ounces pork sausage
  • 1/3 cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup onion, chopped
  • 14.5-ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup no-salt-added canned tomato sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 6 ounces uncooked no-yolk egg noodles


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Prepare noodles per package directions, but omit salt.
  3. Over medium heat fry sausage, chopped bell pepper, and onion until sausage is cooked and vegetables are soft.
  4. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, sugar, and oregano to sausage mixture.
  5. Mix noodles and sausage mixture in 9” x 13” baking dish.
  6. Cover with foil.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes, remove foil, and bake an additional 5 minutes.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  257
  • Protein  12 g
  • Carbohydrates  23 g
  • Fat  13 g
  • Cholesterol  36 mg
  • Sodium  445 mg
  • Potassium  368 mg
  • Phosphorus  124 mg
  • Calcium  33 mg
  • Fiber  1.4 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Look for sausage brand the lowest sodium. Check numbers on the label.
  • Tomatoes are a high potassium vegetable. Stick with the recommended portion to keep your serving kidney-friendly.

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Sausage Noodle Casserole
Sustamper says:

My husband really likes this meal. He said he liked it to me 3 times, without me asking hime how he liked. I will be making this meal again! ??????

Oct. 19, 2013, 3:39 AM - Inappropriate review?
Sausage Noodle Casserole
angel6608 says:

I made this last night and it was wonderful. We will make it again for sure.

May. 29, 2013, 6:50 AM - Inappropriate review?
Sausage Noodle Casserole
rbw0317 says:

My husband is picky. When I made this, I didn't put much in his plate because I'm use to him saying this is too bland. He asked for more but I was careful not to load him up because he's on a low potassium diet. Thanks for a good recipe for a picky eater!

Jan. 21, 2013, 8:23 AM - Inappropriate review?

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