Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  98
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  10 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  50 mg
  • Potassium  303 mg
  • Phosphorus  45 mg
  • Calcium  44 mg
  • Fiber  2.0 g

Garden Vegetable Salad

DaVita renal dietitians from Minnesota share some of their favorite regional recipes that have been modified for the dialysis diet. By limiting phosphorus,potassium and sodium,dialysis patients can enjoy delicious Garden Vegetable Salad.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita® renal dietitian Jessica from Minnesota.

Portions: 1     Serving size: 1-3/4 cups


  • 1 cup lettuce
  • 1/4 medium cucumber
  • 4 baby carrots
  • 1/4 cup broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil 


  1. Clean, wash and dry all vegetables
  2. Coarsely chop lettuce and place into a salad bowl.
  3. Slice cucumber and place on top of lettuce.
  4. Chop or shred 4 baby carrots and place in salad bowl.
  5. Cut or break apart broccoli florets into bite-size pieces.
  6. Combine balsamic vinegar and olive oil and pour over salad.
  7. Gently toss and serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Low-sodium Italian dressing or another favorite salad dressing could be used in place of balsamic vinegar and olive oil.
  • A cooked chicken breast can be added to increase protein intake.

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Garden Vegetable Salad

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Love salads!

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