Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  34
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  3 g
  • Fat  2 g
  • Cholesterol  7 mg
  • Sodium  16 mg
  • Potassium  72 mg
  • Phosphorus  18 mg
  • Calcium  30 mg
  • Fiber  0.2 g

Cucumber Dill Salsa

Cucumber Dill Salsa is a flavor enhancer for salmon and other fish you may want to spice up. Also makes a tasty dip with kidney-friendly veggies and breads.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian LoraRose from New York.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 1/4 cup


  • 1  medium cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill weed
  • 1 tablespoon red onion
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish


    1. Peel and dice cucumber. Chop dill weed and onion.
    2. Place diced cucumber in a bowl and toss with lemon juice. Set aside.
    3. Combine sour cream, dill weed, onion, honey and horseradish in a bowl.
    4. Gently mix the cucumber into the sour cream mixture.
    5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices


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Cucumber Dill Salsa

Cholita says:


Sounds yummy!!!

Jun. 25, 2012, 9:27 PM - Inappropriate review?

Cucumber Dill Salsa



This sauce was yummy. I served it with the honey salmon and thought the sauce overwhelmed the wonderful taste of the salmon. Next time I might try it with red snapper or catfish.

May. 10, 2010, 10:24 AM - Inappropriate review?

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