Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  253
  • Protein  11 g
  • Carbohydrates  21 g
  • Fat  17 g
  • Cholesterol  182 mg
  • Sodium  172 mg
  • Potassium  217 mg
  • Phosphorus  159 mg
  • Calcium  64 mg
  • Fiber  2.0 g

Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Fresh Strawberries

Thanks to DaVita renal dietitian Angie from Colorado, you can enjoy Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Fresh Strawberries, a delicious breakfast entrée that’s kidney-friendly too.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Angie from Colorado.

Portions: 6     Serving size: two 4″ pancakes


  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose white flour
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • 3 cups fresh strawberries, sliced 


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine cottage cheese, eggs (lightly beaten), flour and melted butter.  
  2. Spray griddle or frying pan with non-stick cooking spray or butter.
  3. Heat griddle or frying pan over medium to high heat. Ladle about 1/4 cup of batter onto the griddle to form pancakes (about 4 in diameter).
  4. Cook pancakes for 2-3 minutes until the undersides are lightly browned, then turn to brown other side.
  5. Transfer the pancakes to a heated platter.
  6. Continue to make pancakes with the remaining batter.
  7. Top each serving of pancakes with 1/2 cup sliced strawberries.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Blueberries, raspberries, blackberries or canned peaches also make a great substitution for strawberries.
  • Pancakes can also be topped with sugar-free or regular jam or pancake syrup or whipped topping.
  • You can flick water across the griddle or frying pan surface, and if it beads up and sizzles, it’s ready for the pancake batter.

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Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Fresh Strawberries

kwbess95 says:


Do you beat the batter to make it smooth? I want to try this. Dietitian comment: It is not mentioned in the recipe but I would suggest just stirring ingredients to mix.

Sep. 30, 2014, 9:45 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Fresh Strawberries

lisarobin says:


I love this! Have made it several times. Beats a box or frozen pancakes.

Mar. 27, 2013, 5:03 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Fresh Strawberries

vhorvath says:


Very light and tasty, I added some fresh blueberries to the batter

Aug. 19, 2012, 8:50 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Fresh Strawberries

tholmstrom says:


Does the level of kidney function affect the receipes? The 3 P's seem high in most of the items I've seen. Moderator comment: Yes, individual goals for protein, potassium and phosphorus are different based on stage of CKD, your lab results and nutritional status. All the recipes have been modified to reduce sodium, potassium and phosphorus compared to a general recipe. When you look at a recipe consider it's contribution to the daily nutrient count. Is it an entree or side? If your nutrient targets are divided into 3 (for 3 meals) would this item fit? You will find small amounts of foods with higher sodium, potassium and phosphorus can still be included without exceeding daily nutrient targets.

May. 30, 2012, 9:22 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Fresh Strawberries

Izabeau says:


This sounds great .... will try it soon. Although i think its to mutch eggs. And to mutch butter. I´m going to try to alter it for me.

Oct. 18, 2011, 3:05 PM - Inappropriate review?

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