Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  53
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  5 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  58 mg
  • Potassium  154 mg
  • Phosphorus  17 mg
  • Calcium  27 mg
  • Fiber  1.2 g

Sautéed Cabbage with Mustard Sauce

The kidney-friendly recipe for Sauteed Cabbage with Mustard Sauce is a delicious vegetable dish that will have people coming back for seconds.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe created exclusively for by DaVita dietitian Sara, RD, CSR, CDE, from California.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 1/2 cup


  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 3 cups cabbage
  • nonstick cooking spray


  1. Make mustard sauce by combining vinegar, mustard, olive oil, apple cider and caraway seeds.
  2. Chop cabbage into bite-size chunks.
  3. Spray nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat.  Add cabbage and sauté 8 to 10 minutes, stirring several times.
  4. Pour mustard sauce over cabbage and stir.  Reduce to low heat, cover pan and simmer for 5 minutes to combine flavors. 

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Serve as a side vegetable dish or use as a topping on a hot beef or pork sandwich.
  • Do not substitute Chinese (napa) cabbage—potassium content is much higher.

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