Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  333
  • Protein  7 g
  • Carbohydrates  29 g
  • Fat  21 g
  • Cholesterol  62 mg
  • Sodium  483 mg
  • Potassium  153 mg
  • Phosphorus  123 mg
  • Calcium  136 mg
  • Fiber  1.5 g

Pimento Cream Cheese Sandwiches

Polly has learned that sometimes better nutrition for her patients is just a phone call away. Another approach to help kidney patients adhere to the renal diet is by creating and sharing tasty recipes like her Pimento Cream Cheese Sandwiches. Lunch is served, and it’s yummy!

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Polly from North Carolina.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 1/4 cup spread, 2 slices bread

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon canned pimento
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 slices white bread

Preparation

  1. Allow cream cheese to soften to room temperature.
  2. Dice pimento. In a bowl combine cream cheese, pimento, sugar and pepper.
  3. Mix with a hand mixer or wire whisk until cream cheese mixture is smooth and easy to spread.
  4. Measure out 1/4-cup mixture and spread on white bread to make a sandwich. 

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 milk
  • 2 starch
  • 3 fat

Carbohydrate choices

2

Helpful hints

  • For additional protein, add 1 scoop of whey protein powder when blending ingredients together.
  • The cream cheese is easier to work with when softened, making it easier to spread on the bread.
  • If you are making only one sandwich, store remaining pimento cream cheese in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • For more variety try different types of bread such as rye or whole wheat.
 

Write a Comment

Already have a myDaVita.com account? Sign in to review. If not, register now.

Tell us what you think.

Rate it:



All comments will be approved by a DaVita teammate and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. For more information, please see frequently asked questions.

What's everyone saying?

1 Comment | Average User Rating:

Pimento Cream Cheese Sandwiches

Sjason14 says:

4

Looks easy to make

Aug. 19, 2014, 2:58 PM - Inappropriate review?

Have No Fear, Diet Helper is Here

Get kidney-friendly meal plans with DaVita Diet Helper.

Start Today

Recipe Alerts-
Sign Up

Receive a monthly newsletter with our newest kidney-friendly recipes.

Sign Up Today

Download a Cookbook

Get a free recipe collection from the DaVita kitchen.

Start Today

Food Analyzer

Manage your kidney diet by finding values for 13 nutrients, including potassium and phosphorus.

Analyze Now

Phosphorus Challenge

Use this tool to learn about the important role phosphorus plays in the kidney diet.

Sign Up Today

Kidney Diet Tips Blog

Recipes, tips and news for people on a kidney diet.

Read Now

DaVita

© 2004-2014 DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. All rights reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy of medical information | Web Privacy Policy | Safe Harbor Privacy | FAQs | Site map
This site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a physician.
Please check with a physician if you need a diagnosis and/or for treatments as well as information regarding your specific condition. If you are experiencing urgent medical conditions, call 9-1-1

116