Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  75
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  7 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  5 mg
  • Sodium  127 mg
  • Potassium  31 mg
  • Phosphorus  12 mg
  • Calcium  3 mg
  • Fiber  0.2 g

Lime Caribbean Dressing

DaVita dietitian Judy has created yet another tasty, easy to prepare salad dressing that's lower in fat and sodium compared to commercially prepared dressings. Lime Caribbean Dressing is tasty, has only 4 ingredients and is versatile. Add it to salad or coleslaw, or use it as a dip for chicken fingers or grilled shrimp.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Judy from Pennsylvania.

Portions: 5     Serving size: 2 tablespoons


  • 2 fresh limes
  • 1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple preserves
  • 3 drops hot sauce


    1. Zest one of the limes and set aside.
    2. Juice both limes into a small bowl.
    3. Add mayonnaise and pineapple preserves to lime juice and whisk together until well blended.
    4. Fold in lime zest. Stir in a few drops of hot sauce if desired.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fat
  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Serve Lime Caribbean Dressing over iceberg lettuce or blend with shredded cabbage for a Caribbean twist on traditional coleslaw.
  • Try as a dip for grilled chicken fingers or shrimp on the Bar-B!

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