Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  101
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  22 g
  • Fat  1 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  58 mg
  • Potassium  252 mg
  • Phosphorus  32 mg
  • Calcium  31 mg
  • Fiber  3.8 g

Carrot-Apple Casserole

DaVita renal dietitian Maria from North Carolina shares her recipe for kidney-friendly Carrot-Apple Casserole, a low-fat, low-potassium, cholesterol-free dish that can be enjoyed by those following diabetic, dialysis or CKD non-dialysis diets.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Maria from North Carolina.

Portions: 10     Serving size: 3/4 cup


  • 6 large carrots
  • 4 large apples
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose white flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1/2 cup apple juice 


    1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
    2. Peel and slice carrots and apples. Bring 1 quart of water to a boil in a medium-sized pot. Boil carrots for 5 minutes or until tender. Drain.  
    3. Layer carrots and apples in a large casserole dish.
    4. Using a fork, mix flour, brown sugar and nutmeg in a small bowl.
    5. Sprinkle flour mixture over carrots and apples.
    6. Dot with margarine, then drizzle with juice.
    7. Bake for 30 minutes or until apples are tender.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Six large carrots will yield 6 cups and 4 large apples will yield 4 cups when peeled and sliced.
  • Casserole can be assembled ahead of time and refrigerated. Heat when ready to eat.
  • Replace brown sugar with Splenda® no calorie sweetener, if desired. Carbohydrate is reduced to 19 grams per serving and 1 Carbohydrate Choice.

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Carrot-Apple Casserole

jcvan56 says:


This was easy and very good. Wonder if some cinnamon would be a nice touch?

Feb. 07, 2014, 12:46 PM - Inappropriate review?

Carrot-Apple Casserole

coraQmiller says:


splenda? its a no ???good. yy not stevia Dietitian comment: Both Splenda and stevia are acceptable for a kidney diet.

Nov. 26, 2013, 8:06 AM - Inappropriate review?

Carrot-Apple Casserole

devong713 says:


everyone liked this and suggested it as a great side for Thanksgiving

Nov. 12, 2012, 8:44 AM - Inappropriate review?

Carrot-Apple Casserole



Easy recipe. I like the idea of being able to prepare ahead.

Feb. 27, 2009, 5:13 AM - Inappropriate review?

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