Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  58
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  8 g
  • Fat  2 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  90 mg
  • Potassium  21 mg
  • Phosphorus  16 mg
  • Calcium  18 mg
  • Fiber  0.3 g

Bread Cups

Try this fun and tasty kidney-friendly alternative to plain sandwich bread with this recipe for Bread Cups. The DaVita dietitian team came up with a great way to enjoy your favorite appetizer or sandwich filling.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by the DaVita dietitian team.

Portions: 24     Serving size: 1 bread cup


  • 24 slices white bread, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon hot chili oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Cut crust from bread slices and roll flat with a rolling pin.
  3. Spray a small-cup muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Press one slice of bread into each muffin cup and trim edges with a knife.
  5. Mix oils and garlic powder together. Brush each bread cup with oil and bake for 10 to 12 minutes until crisp and golden brown.
  6. Let cups cool before removing from muffin pan.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 starch
  • 1/2 fat

Helpful hints


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?

2 Comments | Average User Rating:

Bread Cups

cladygray_ says:


how would i go about finding out the nutritional values of homemade bread w/o salt. I have a recipe I have used for years and would like to continue using it vs using store bought. Help please Moderator response: Send your recipe and I will analyze it for you. Let me know if you want to share it.

Jan. 16, 2012, 7:26 AM - Inappropriate review?

Bread Cups

god's child says:


very easy !!!! makes for nice appetizers. good for portion control.

Feb. 21, 2010, 12:08 PM - 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