Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  110
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  7 g
  • Fat  9 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  83 mg
  • Potassium  27 mg
  • Phosphorus  4 mg
  • Calcium  5 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Judy’s Favorite Raspberry Vinaigrette

It's no wonder Judy's Favorite Raspberry Vinaigrette is a go-to favorite for renal dietitian Judy from Pennsylvania. Fresh raspberries along with raspberry vinegar and raspberry preserves add a sweet berry flavor that complements salad greens without adding extra sodium.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Judy from Pennsylvania.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 2 tablespoons


  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry preserves
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh tarragon
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup canola oil


  1. Crush raspberries and chop tarragon.
  2. Whisk together first 7 ingredients.
  3. Slowly whisk in oil until well blended. Serve.
  4. Store remaining dressing in a tightly sealed jar and refrigerator until ready to serve. Keeps for up to one week.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 high calorie
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Two fresh limes yield approximately 1/4 cup lime juice.
  • Drizzle 2 tablespoons dressing over salad greens topped with fresh raspberries.
  • Substitute low sugar preserves or fruit spread to reduce carbohydrate to 5 grams.
  • Substitute 1/4 teaspoon dried terragon if fresh is unavailable.
  • Grape seed oil is a great tasting substitute for canola oil.

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