Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  174
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  10 g
  • Fat  14 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  112 mg
  • Potassium  250 mg
  • Phosphorus  50 mg
  • Calcium  33 mg
  • Fiber  1.9 g

Marinated Fresh Vegetables

No cooking is required to create this recipe for Fresh Vegetable Marinade. Just cut up fresh vegetables including broccoli, cauliflower, mushroom, green pepper, celery, onions and mix the marinade. After refrigerating for three hours, you'll have a cool, kidney-friendly and flavorful side dish.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Joyce from Texas.

Portions: 12     Serving size: 3/4 cup


  • 3 cups raw broccoli florets
  • 3 cups cauliflower florets
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup green bell pepper
  • 1 cup celery
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds


  1. Cut broccoli and cauliflower into bite-sized pieces. Slice bell peppers and celery. Finely chop onion.
  2. Combine broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms, bell pepper and celery.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients to make marinade. Mix well and pour over vegetables. Refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving.
  4. Use a slotted spoon to remove vegetables from marinade before serving.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 1-1/2 vegetable, low potassium
    • 3 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Adjust portion size to 1/2 cup for a lower potassium serving (167 mg).
  • Leftovers will keep well in the refrigerator for 3 days.

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Marinated Fresh Vegetables

JimmieL says:


I will be omitting the salt all together. Rather be salt free. Because if my kidney function. Suppose too be no more than 1/8 tsp no more than 1500 mg a day.. Also 1/2 cup canola oil and,no poppy seed,for me maybe chia seeds instead! Also 1/4 cup Splenda sugar.

Jul. 14, 2014, 4:44 AM - Inappropriate review?

Marinated Fresh Vegetables

dancingqueen says:


This is one of my favorite recipes!

Jul. 10, 2014, 7:11 AM - Inappropriate review?

Marinated Fresh Vegetables

JaimeLynnCurtiss says:


Wonderful! The only thing I will change next time is using red pepper instead of green to give it a bit more color.

Jul. 05, 2014, 5:33 AM - Inappropriate review?

Marinated Fresh Vegetables

gary2013 says:


marinated can green beans, where's the veggies ??? Dietitian comment: Oops[INVALID]gremlins strike again! The recipe has been restored.

Feb. 05, 2013, 10:30 AM - Inappropriate review?

Marinated Fresh Vegetables

worldvuu says:


We keep these veggies in the fridge topping lettuce salad with a spoonful in place of salad dressing. I substitute 1 medium onion cut in half rings for the mushrooms and green pepper. I also cut the oil to 1/2 cup and the dry mustard to 1 tsp. I eliminate the poppy seeds as they get under the false teeth :> Dad loves these veggies and I took it to potluck receiving great comments. As a short cut I bought California blend frozen veggies (cauliflower, broccoli, and cut carrots) and dumped them in -- quick and easy!

Aug. 07, 2010, 9:30 AM - Inappropriate review?

Marinated Fresh Vegetables

DeeLo says:


This is so good that I make it for pot-luck luncheons and people ask for the recipe. I substitute green onion and red pepper for personal preference.

Jun. 01, 2008, 1:39 PM - Inappropriate review?

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