Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  114
  • Protein  3 g
  • Carbohydrates  19 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  148 mg
  • Potassium  135 mg
  • Phosphorus  42 mg
  • Calcium  17 mg
  • Fiber  1.7 g

Spicy Lemon Pasta

Add some zest to your kidney diet with the kidney-friendly recipe for Spicy Lemon Pasta.

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: 2/3 cup


  • 2 teaspoons margarine
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 1/4 cup celery
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup hot cooked pasta
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash® onion herb seasoning


  1. Chop onion, celery and bell pepper.
  2. Melt margarine in a nonstick frying pan and sauté onion, celery, and green bell pepper. Stir into hot pasta.
  3. Mix lemon juice, lemon zest, and Mrs. Dash ® herb seasoning. Add to hot pasta and stir. Serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 1 starch
    • 1 vegetable, low potassium
    • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Use pasta of choice. Cook according to package directions omitting salt.

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Spicy Lemon Pasta

hgusto says:


Favorful and easy to prepare.

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