Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  107
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  24 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  1 mg
  • Potassium  82 mg
  • Phosphorus  29 mg
  • Calcium  13 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Pineapple Rice

Add a sweet, tropical taste to your next kidney-friendly side dish. Pineapple Rice is easy to make and makes a great impression.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Susan from Oklahoma.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 1/2 cup


    • 1 cup canned pineapple tidbits in unsweetened juice
    • 3/4 cup long grain white rice, uncooked
    • 1-1/4 cups water


    1. Drain pineapple and reserve juice.
    2. Mix together the pineapple, rice, reserved pineapple juice & water in a saucepan. 
    3. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat. Simmer for 20 to 25 minutes, until all of the water is absorbed and the rice is tender.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


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Pineapple Rice



The pinapple rice(fresh pinapple) is tasty. served with pinapple chicken.

Mar. 18, 2009, 3:19 PM - Inappropriate review?

Pineapple Rice



Prepared and served this as a side with pork tenderloin and Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce. Excellent!

Jun. 01, 2008, 7:40 PM - Inappropriate review?

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