Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  80
  • Protein  6 g
  • Carbohydrates  4 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  90 mg
  • Sodium  141 mg
  • Potassium  222 mg
  • Phosphorus  106 mg
  • Calcium  75 mg
  • Fiber  1.0 g

Zippy Zucchini

For your next side dish, enjoy the kidney-friendly recipe for Zippy Zucchini.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Joyce from Texas.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1/2 cup per serving

Ingredients

  • 4 cups zucchini
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 ounce jar pimento
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

  1. Cut zucchini into chunks. Thinly slice onion.
  2. Place zucchini and onion in 10” x 6” x 2” dish. Cover with plastic wrap, turning one edge back slightly to vent. Microwave on high for 7 minutes. Drain liquid.
  3. In large bowl, mix together beaten eggs, cheese, drained pimento, salt and pepper. Add zucchini and onions, stirring well.
  4. Grease dish in which vegetables were microwaved.
  5. Pour mixture into dish and cover with paper towel. Microwave on medium-high for 4 minutes. Remove paper towel and stir.
  6. Continue to microwave uncovered for 4 to 6 minutes until center is set.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices

0

Helpful hints

  • Prepare this dish in the oven instead of microwave if desired. Bake at 350º F for 30 minutes or until set.
  • The amount of cheese per portion is 1 tablespoon.
 

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Zippy Zucchini

mrketner says:

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This tasted great. Easy to prepare. Will definitely serve again

Mar. 09, 2014, 8:05 PM - Inappropriate review?

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