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

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.

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.

Write a Comment

Already have a account? Sign in to review. If not, register now.

Tell us what you think.

Rate it:

All comments will be approved by a DaVita teammate and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. For more information, please see frequently asked questions.

What's everyone saying?

3 Comments | Average User Rating:

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?

Have No Fear, Diet Helper is Here

Get kidney-friendly meal plans with DaVita Diet Helper.

Start Today

Recipe Alerts-
Sign Up

Receive a monthly newsletter with our newest kidney-friendly recipes.

Sign Up Today

Download a Cookbook

Get a free recipe collection from the DaVita kitchen.

Start Today

Food Analyzer

Manage your kidney diet by finding values for 13 nutrients, including potassium and phosphorus.

Analyze Now

Phosphorus Challenge

Use this tool to learn about the important role phosphorus plays in the kidney diet.

Sign Up Today

Kidney Diet Tips Blog

Recipes, tips and news for people on a kidney diet.

Read Now


© 2004-2014 DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. All rights reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy of medical information | Web Privacy Policy | Safe Harbor Privacy | FAQs | Site map
This site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a physician.
Please check with a physician if you need a diagnosis and/or for treatments as well as information regarding your specific condition. If you are experiencing urgent medical conditions, call 9-1-1