Pineapple Slaw

Diet types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe modified from a 4-H cookbook and submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Barbara from Arizona.

Portions: 8

Serving size: 1/2 cup


  • 2-1/2 cups green cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 cup carrots, shredded
  • 20 ounces canned crushed pineapple in unsweetened juice
  • 1/4 cup dried, sweetened cranberries


  1. Shred cabbage and carrots and combine in a 2 quart bowl.
  2. Add crushed pineapple with juice and dried cranberries to bowl.
  3. Mix slaw ingredients together and chill in refrigerator at least 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  60
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  14 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  12 mg
  • Potassium  153 mg
  • Phosphorus  12 mg
  • Calcium  13 mg
  • Fiber  1.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium


Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Shred cabbage into coleslaw size pieces using a food processor or chop with a sharp knife.
  • 2-1/2 cups shredded cabbage is approximately 3/4 of a small head of cabbage.

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Pineapple Slaw
jcvan56 says:

I made this and it was lacking in flavor. I think it would taste better with some low cal mayo of some kind.It was wasted, not eaten.

Feb. 07, 2014, 12:40 PM - Inappropriate review?
Pineapple Slaw
CharleneE says:

Made this for a family party (my dad has kidney disease) and everyone wanted to take some home. Super easy recipe!!

Aug. 18, 2013, 10:05 AM - Inappropriate review?

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