Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  42
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  0 mg
  • Potassium  14 mg
  • Phosphorus  3 mg
  • Calcium  0 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Sara's Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Add a little zip to your kidney-friendly salad with Sara's Vinaigrette Salad Dressing. This homemade dressing tastes better than anything you'll buy off the shelf and you don't have to worrying about sodium, phosphorus and potassium.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe from Cooking for David: A Culinary Dialysis Cookbook written by Sara Colman RD, CSR, CDE and Dorothy Gordon RN and submitted by DaVita dietitian Sara from California.

Portions: 12     Serving size: 2 tablespoons


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Mrs. Dash® original blend herb seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 packet sugar-free sweetener


  1. Place all ingredients into a jar with a tight lid and shake.
  2. Ready to serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    Carbohydrate choices


    Helpful hints

    • Leftover dressing keeps well in the refrigerator for about 2 weeks.
    • Use dressing as a marinade for meat or vegetables.

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    Sara's Vinaigrette Salad Dressing



    Very tasty although I think a little less pepper is better.

    Feb. 20, 2009, 3:31 PM - Inappropriate review?

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