Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  104
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  3 g
  • Fat  10 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  68 mg
  • Potassium  48 mg
  • Phosphorus  6 mg
  • Calcium  12 mg
  • Fiber  0.1 g

Tarragon Vinaigrette

DaVita renal dietitian Sara from California shares a kidney-friendly recipe for Tarragon Vinaigrette, created at Cadillac Ranch restaurant in Irving, Texas. Sara always says one of the best ways for dialysis patients to watch their sodium is to make their own salad dressing at home and now she delivers a winner you’ll want to try.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe created by executive sous chef, Kathleen Crook, from Cadillac Ranch in Irving, Texas, and submitted by DaVita dietitian Sara from California.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 2 tablespoons


  • 1/2 shallot
  • 1/2 cup fresh tarragon
    1 teaspoon garlic puree
  • 1/4 cup unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup tarragon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 6 tablespoons salad oil


  1. Chop shallot and tarragon.
  2. Mix all ingredients except the oil in a blender and blend until smooth for approximately one minute.
  3. Transfer to a mixing bowl and whisk in the oil. Do not emulsify.
  4. Pour into a salad dressing cruet and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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