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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  77
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  6 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  12 mg
  • Sodium  128 mg
  • Potassium  258 mg
  • Phosphorus  64 mg
  • Calcium  60 mg
  • Fiber  1.0 g

Cool Cucumber Soup

The next time you want a simple soup that’s far from ordinary, try DaVita dietitian Debbie's kidney-friendly recipe for Cool Cucumber Soup

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Debbie from California.



Portions: 5     Serving size: 3/4 cup

Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 1/3 cup sweet white onion
  • 1 green onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup half and half cream,
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • fresh dill sprigs for garnish (optional)

Preparation

  1. Peel and seed cucumbers. Chop onions and mint. Mince dill.
  2. Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  4. Garnish soup with fresh dill sprigs if desired.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1/2

Helpful hints

  • Leftovers taste even better the next day.
  • For a complete lunch meal serve Cool Cucumber Soup with a chicken salad, tuna salad or egg salad sandwich.
 

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