Portions:
20

Serving Size:
2 tablespoons dip with 2 pieces each vegetable

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup radish
  • 1/4 cup green onion
  • 1/4 cup cucumber
  • 1/4 cup green pepper
  • 4 medium carrots
  • 7 celery stalks
  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 3 medium red bell peppers
  • 3 medium green bell peppers
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mrs. Dash® herb seasoning blend

Preparation

  1. Set cream cheese out to soften.
  2. Finely chop radish, green onion, green pepper and 1/4 cup cucumber. Drain cucumber.
  3. Cut carrots and celery into sticks. Slice bell peppers and remaining 2 cucumbers into slices. Arrange vegetables on a serving tray.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, place cream cheese, sour cream, radish, green onion, 1/4-cup chopped cucumber, 1/4-cup chopped green pepper, sugar, salt and Mrs. Dash. Mix with an electric mixer on low speed for about 1 minute until well blended.
  5. Spoon into a serving bowl.

Helpful hints

  • Serve dip with low-sodium crackers instead of vegetables if desired.
  • Allow 2 pieces of each vegetable per serving.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 82

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 5 g

Fat 6 g

Cholesterol 17 mg

Sodium 88 mg

Potassium 208 mg

Phosphorus 42 mg

Calcium 39 mg

Fiber 1.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

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