Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  64
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  4 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  3 mg
  • Sodium  72 mg
  • Potassium  113 mg
  • Phosphorus  24 mg
  • Calcium  21 mg
  • Fiber  0.8 g

Cucumbers with Sour Cream

Cucumbers with Sour Cream is a kidney-friendly recipe to serve at your next gathering.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Anne from Pennsylvania.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 medium sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream

Preparation

    1. Peel and thinly slice cucumbers and place in a medium-sized serving bowl.
    2. Sprinkle with salt. Allow to sit for 15 minutes then rinse and press out excess moisture.
    3. Thinly slice onion.
    4. Add remaining ingredients to cucumbers and toss.
    5. Allow to sit 30 minutes in the refrigerator before serving.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, low potassium
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

0

Helpful hints

  • This is a wonderful addition to any meal, but especially beef and pork dishes.
  • Instead of using 2 common cucumbers, 1 large “English hothouse” seedless cucumber can be substituted.
  • Omit onion if desired—the cucumbers are just as tasty without it.
 

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Cucumbers with Sour Cream

whisper says:

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I have made this with the sour cream 0nions and salt and pepper, add a teaspoon of garlic and refrigerate it is fabulous and less calories, too!

Oct. 18, 2012, 5:10 AM - Inappropriate review?

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