Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  142
  • Protein  3 g
  • Carbohydrates  31 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  101 mg
  • Potassium  194 mg
  • Phosphorus  51 mg
  • Calcium  41 mg
  • Fiber  2.4 g

Caraway Cabbage and Rice

DaVita renal dietitian Sara from California shares Caraway Cabbage with Rice, a low-sodium, kidney-friendly recipe that’s crunchy, great-tasting and healthy too.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe from "Cooking for David: A Culinary Dialysis Cookbook" by Sara Colman RD, CDE and Dorothy Gordon BS, RN. Submitted by DaVita dietitian Sara from California.

Portions: 2     Serving size: 1 cup


  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup cabbage
  • 1 tablespoon onion
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seed
  • 1/4 cup canned mandarin oranges
  • 1 cup rice, cooked 


  1. Shred cabbage and chop onion.
  2. Spray a nonstick frying pan with cooking spray and sauté the onion and cabbage until limp.
  3. Add water, Worcestershire sauce and caraway seeds. Cook for 3 minutes. Stir to prevent burning.
  4. Drain mandarin oranges and add to cabbage mixture. Stir in hot rice.
  5. Remove from heat and serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium 
  • 1/2 high-calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Use coleslaw mix instead of cabbage if desired.

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Caraway Cabbage and Rice

JeffinBR says:


This is a fantastic recipe. It's surprisingly flavorful. I always make double the amount, as it keeps well in the refrigerator.

Jul. 22, 2014, 2:27 PM - Inappropriate review?

Caraway Cabbage and Rice

Greg__ says:


We loved it. Doubled the recipe and froze half. It was just as good the second time around.

Nov. 24, 2013, 10:41 AM - Inappropriate review?

Caraway Cabbage and Rice

jackswife says:


I have tried many of the recipes here. This is one of the few that DH has asked for again and again. Thanks.

Jan. 08, 2011, 2:57 PM - Inappropriate review?

Caraway Cabbage and Rice

bless2bhome says:


This has become one of my favorite very tasty

Aug. 25, 2010, 3:17 PM - Inappropriate review?

Caraway Cabbage and Rice

ace123cooker says:


My husband is not a fan of cabbage. I watched him eat but said not a word. When he was finished, He said to me "boy, that was good".This is one cabbage dish I will fix again. I love Cabbage

Aug. 24, 2010, 4:36 PM - Inappropriate review?

Caraway Cabbage and Rice

randolph says:


This was a real gem to find. It was quick to make, and filling, with a great flavor -will keep this as one of our favorites to use.

Jul. 07, 2008, 2:45 PM - Inappropriate review?

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