Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  290
  • Protein  15 g
  • Carbohydrates  26 g
  • Fat  14 g
  • Cholesterol  56 mg
  • Sodium  390 mg
  • Potassium  370 mg
  • Phosphorus  146 mg
  • Calcium  51 mg
  • Fiber  1.9 g

Crispy Tortilla Pizza

Everyone loves pizza, and now you can enjoy a scrumptious, homemade pizza, even if you’re following a kidney-friendly diet! DaVita renal dietitian Jamie from California has adapted a recipe that the whole family will enjoy. A flavorful blend of chicken, vegetables, cream cheese and tomato sauce, Crispy Tortilla Pizzas are easy to prepare, and you probably have most of the ingredients right in your cupboard.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Jamie from California.

Portions: 2     Serving size: 1 pizza


  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup broccoli
  • 1/4 cup red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh mushrooms
  • 2 flour tortillas, 8-inch size
  • I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spray
  • 4 tablespoons marinara sauce
  • 2 ounces grilled chicken


  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  2. Set cream cheese out to soften. Chop broccoli; slice onion and mushrooms.
  3. Spray both sides of each flour tortilla with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® spray and place on an aluminum foil covered baking tray.
  4. Bake both tortillas in the oven until golden brown, flipping tortillas as needed, for approximately 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Remove tortillas from the oven and spread each with 1 ounce of cream cheese.
  6. Add 2 tablespoons marinara sauce to each tortilla and spread until covered.
  7. Slice chicken and layer 1 ounce of chicken on each tortilla then top with vegetables.
  8. Reheat in 400º F oven for approximately 5 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
  9. Remove from oven, cut into quarters and serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 2 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Compare brands and buy the lowest sodium tortillas and marinara sauce. Low-sodium tomato sauce can be used instead of marinara sauce to further reduce sodium.
  • Lower fat cream cheese can be used but the sodium and phosphorus content will be higher. 

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Crispy Tortilla Pizza

shirleykincaid says:


tHIS IS a delicious pizza. I like it better than Pizza Huts. Try Flat bread or Pita Bread with this recipe. YUM

Mar. 29, 2014, 6:58 AM - Inappropriate review?

Crispy Tortilla Pizza

Flotina says:


Are the chicken and marinara sauce included in the nutrients? They don't appear in the ingredients. Thank you. Dietitian comment: Thanks for the [INVALID]. Yes those ingredients are included in the analysis and have been restored to the ingredient list. Thank you.

Jan. 18, 2014, 2:45 PM - Inappropriate review?

Crispy Tortilla Pizza

stickmanslim says:


This a pizza I can eat on the special diet I am on

Jun. 27, 2012, 11:11 AM - Inappropriate review?

Crispy Tortilla Pizza



I finally feel I can eat foods that I miss since I ,m on dialysis pizza l.f sauage yum

Jul. 27, 2010, 4:06 AM - Inappropriate review?

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