Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  73
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  6 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  92 mg
  • Potassium  141 mg
  • Phosphorus  20 mg
  • Calcium  15 mg
  • Fiber  1.3 g

Spicy Bell Pepper Medley

Add a little spice to your life and your diet. DaVita renal dietitian, Sindu from California, offers her colorful and kidney-friendly recipe for Spicy Bell Pepper Medley.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Sindu from California.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 1/2 cup


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup red onion
  • 1 cup orange bell pepper
  • 1 cup green bell pepper 
  • 1 cup red bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon hot curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Thinly slice red onion. Dice bell peppers.
  2. Heat oil in a medium-sized pan, add the red onion and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Season onion with black pepper and curry powder and cook for 5 more minutes.
  4. Stir in the bell peppers and cook for 15 minutes, stirring several times.
  5. Season with salt and turn off heat. Let stand for about 5 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with flour tortillas or over rice.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, low potassium
  • 1 fat 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Bolst’s® curry powder is Sindu’s favorite brand for this recipe. Click here to learn more about curry powder and different brands.
  • One medium bell pepper yields approximately 1 cup. One medium red onion yields approximately 1 cup.
  • Do you need more protein in your diet? Before serving, mix-in 3 scoops of protein powder or add your favorite protein food to make this a protein-fortified dish.

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