Serving Size:
about 1 cup

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


  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1 medium green bell pepper
  • 8 ounces lean stewing beef
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Thinly slice onion. Chop tomato and bell pepper. Cut beef into small cubes.
  2. Sauté onion and oil in a skillet until the onion is slightly brown.
  3.  Add beef and tomatoes.
  4. When partially cooked, add bell pepper or jalapeño pepper.
  5. Continue cooking until meat is tender.
  6. Add salt and pepper and serve.

Helpful hints

  • Tibbs is a common Ethiopian dish that can be served with pita bread, half of a piece of injera or 1-cup cooked rice.
  • Variations of Beef Tibbs can be prepared by adding different ingredients of your choice.
  • To make dish more spicy, add a chopped jalapeño pepper.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 220

Protein 17 g

Carbohydrates 5 g

Fat 13 g

Cholesterol 46 mg

Sodium 220 mg

Potassium 415 mg

Phosphorus 164 mg

Calcium 17 mg

Fiber 1.6 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1/2 fat

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