Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  82*
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  0 g
  • Fat  9 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  0 mg
  • Potassium  10 mg
  • Phosphorus  1 mg
  • Calcium  3 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Meat Marinade

Food provides nutrition, but it's the flavor that makes it fun to eat. DaVita renal dietitian, Lynn from Minnesota, offers this kidney-friendly recipe for Meat Marinade to make meat more flavorful, moist and succulent.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Lynn, RD, LD, from Minnesota.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 2 tablespoons per 3-ounce meat portion


  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 


    1. Mince garlic.
    2. Place all ingredients in a small bowl and mix well. 
    3. Pour over meat of choice. Refrigerate meat while marinating, up to 24 hours.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • * Nutrient analysis adjusted for leftover marinade not absorbed by the meat.



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Meat Marinade

ironchef1 says:


what can I use to replace the wines that are required. I have not tried this yet due to the wine. Dietitian comment: You can use 1/4 cup cranberry or grape juice or 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth.

Oct. 09, 2014, 11:46 AM - Inappropriate review?

Meat Marinade

Pinkyz says:


I have tried many marinades, but this one was the BEST one ever!! I used red raspberry vinegar, & everyone at the picnic LOVED the steaks!!!

Jul. 01, 2013, 6:45 AM - Inappropriate review?

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