Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  122
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  26 g
  • Fat  2 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  58 mg
  • Potassium  164 mg
  • Phosphorus  20 mg
  • Calcium  12 mg
  • Fiber  1.5 g

Apple Tostada

Try this delicious kidney-friendly recipe for Apple Tostada by renal dietitian Brenda from Washington. She uses some of her favorite regional foods to create a delicious, dialysis-appropriate meal with splendid flavors from the Pacific Northwest.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Brenda from Washington.

Portions: 2     Serving size: one tortilla with 1 cup fruit mixture


  • 2 flour tortillas 6-inch size
  • nonstick cooking spray, butter-flavor
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 medium apples
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon dried currants
  • 1 teaspoon sifted powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Cut tortillas in half. Place tortillas on a baking sheet and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together granulated sugar and 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice. Sprinkle over tortilla halves. Bake for about 10 minutes or until crisp.
  4. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  5. Peel, core and slice apples.
  6. Lightly coat a medium, nonstick skillet with cooking spray and preheat over medium heat. Add apples, brown sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice; cook and stir about 10 minutes or until golden.
  7. Add apple juice and currants. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes or until the apples caramelize and the liquid evaporates.
  8. Place each tortilla half on a dessert plate and spoon apple mixture over tortillas. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  9. Serve immediately.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 starch
  • 1 fruit, medium potassium
  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • If sugar substitute is used instead of sugar, fruit will not caramelize as much and consistency may be runny.
  • Compare tortilla brands and select the lowest sodium product.

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