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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  25
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  6 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  22 mg
  • Potassium  180 mg
  • Phosphorus  22 mg
  • Calcium  20 mg
  • Fiber  1 g

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

Cucumber-Carrot Salad is a cool, crisp and kidney-friendly recipe from the Salads section of DaVita.com.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Kim from Michigan.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 1/2 cup


  • 1/4 cup unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 cup carrots
  • 2 tablespoons green onion
  • 2 tablespoons  red bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mrs. Dash® Italian Medley seasoning blend 


  1. Combine rice vinegar, sugar, olive oil and black pepper in a medium bowl. Stir with a whisk.
  2. Cut the 1/2 cucumber in half vertically, remove seeds and slice. Slice carrots and green onion. Finely chop bell pepper.
  3. Add carrots, onion, red bell pepper, cucumber and Mrs. Dash to vinegar mixture; toss to coat.
  4. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Select unseasoned rice vinegar or substitute cider vinegar if unavailable. Avoid seasoned rice vinegar, as it contains 240 milligrams of sodium for only one tablespoon.

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Cucumber-Carrot Salad

nhjester says:


Loved it. Simple to make and very different flavor.

Mar. 10, 2013, 7:50 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

DorisGalloway says:


Doris G. I have made this recipe several times and I love it! I live alone and full recipe lasts 4 meals.

Feb. 16, 2013, 9:50 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

k2468 says:


This would be great with organic carrots

Feb. 14, 2013, 1:03 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

panchito says:


I made this salad it was easy and fun to make my mother, sister and I love it. I iwll make it more often it goes with ant dish.

Jan. 16, 2013, 2:00 PM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

wayne02 says:


sounds yummy. I will have to give this one a ty

Jan. 08, 2013, 8:13 PM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

sophiemoon says:


Ilove this,I will try it with the exception of some ingredients as my husband is on renal diabetic diet.

Nov. 16, 2012, 10:03 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

tonia37 says:


mmm this real good. im going to try it next month after grocery shopping. mm

Oct. 26, 2012, 11:22 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

nrsmith44 says:


This sounds scrumptous my sound and I love cucumbers any kind of way and carrots. I'm gonna try this tonight with dinner.

Oct. 15, 2012, 5:59 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

DevonTexas says:


I'm wondering what a little bit of Ginger might do to spike this up a bit. Any reason why not?

Aug. 23, 2012, 6:35 AM - Inappropriate review?

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rebeccameditz says:


Love this!!!! Made it for my family and no one knew the difference.

Aug. 18, 2012, 11:42 AM - Inappropriate review?

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lisapendegrft says:


it looks good

Aug. 14, 2012, 10:36 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

irenedacanay says:


Yummy recipe!

Aug. 08, 2012, 7:37 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

arjsci12 says:


I am going to try this recipe today

Jul. 28, 2012, 9:23 PM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad



I am going to try this receipe this weekend

Jun. 28, 2012, 4:15 PM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

cats says:


I think next time I will use shredded carrots as the sliced carrots a bit too thick where I buy them.

May. 04, 2012, 12:46 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber-Carrot Salad

god's child says:


This was very yummy, great for a hot summer day

Jun. 02, 2009, 8:01 PM - Inappropriate review?

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