Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  16
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  3 g
  • Fat  1 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  10 mg
  • Potassium  157 mg
  • Phosphorus  20 mg
  • Calcium  12 mg
  • Fiber  1.1 g

Summer Salad

Kick off the summer months by serving the delicious and kidney-friendly recipe, Summer Salad.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


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



Portions: 4     Serving size: 3/4 cup

Ingredients

  • 2 cups iceberg lettuce
  • 1/2 cup tomato
  • 1/2 cup cucumber
  • 1/2 cup raw carrots

Preparation

  1. Slice tomato, chop cucumber and shred carrots.
  2. Place vegetables in a salad bowl and toss together.
  3. Divide into 4 portions and serve in chilled salad bowls.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices

0

Helpful hints

  • Use exact measures ensure the potassium content is not too high.
 

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Summer Salad

SaraKellyRD says:

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I am not sure a recipe was really required for this one. Dietitian comment: Yes it's a salad anyone could make without a recipe. The point is to provide nutrition information so people are aware of how much potassium the salad contributes to their meal.

Jun. 16, 2014, 5:16 AM - Inappropriate review?

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