Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  216
  • Protein  22 g
  • Carbohydrates  3 g
  • Fat  12 g
  • Cholesterol  65 mg
  • Sodium  188 mg
  • Potassium  388 mg
  • Phosphorus  269 mg
  • Calcium  52 mg
  • Fiber  0.3 g

Sole with Tarragon Cream Sauce

Leave it to a DaVita renal dietitian from California to come up with a tasty, kidney-friendly recipe for fish. LeBonte offers her recipe for Sole with Tarragon Cream Sauce.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian LaBonte from California.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 1 fillet (approx. 3 oz) with 1/4 cup sauce


    • 1/4 cup green onions
    • 2 tablespoons pimiento stuffed green olives
    • 1 garlic clove
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
    • 1/4 cup dry white wine
    • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
    • 1/3 cup sour cream
    • 1 pound sole fillets


  1. Slice green onions and olives. Mince garlic.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over low heat; sauté onions and garlic until tender.
  3. Stir in the herbs. Add wine, lemon juice, olives and sour cream.
  4. Heat for 1 minute or until mixture is blended. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. Roll up the fish fillets, secure each with a toothpick and place in a microwave- proof dish sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  6. Pour sauce over the fish fillets, cover, and microware on high for 4 minutes.
  7. Remove toothpicks from each fillet. Serve fish with sauce divided over each fillet.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1/2 milk

Helpful hints

    • CKD non-dialysis: This higher protein recipe may be appropriate for a low protein diet if the portion size is adjusted to reduce protein content.  Adjustments should be based on your individual protein prescription.  Check with your dietitian.
    • Haddock or red snapper may be substituted for sole in this recipe.

    Fish Nutrient Comparison 

     3 ounces cooked fish

























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Sole with Tarragon Cream Sauce

retiredteacher says:


From a nutritional standpoint for CKD can flounder be used in this recipe as well? We really love this sauce! Yummy! Dietitian comment: Yes the nutrients are almost the same for flounder compared to sole[INVALID]21 g protein, 292 mg potassium and 246 mg phosphorus for 3 ounces cooked.

Jul. 11, 2014, 3:53 PM - Inappropriate review?

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