Serving Size:
1/4 tortilla

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


  • 2 cups asparagus, chopped in bite size pieces
  • 2 cups cauliflower, chopped in bite size pieces
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup liquid low cholesterol egg substitute
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crumbled
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Place asparagus and cauliflower pieces plus 1 tablespoon water in a microwave-proof, covered dish. Microwave for 3 to 5 minutes to steam until tender crisp.
  2. Sauté the onion until golden, about 7 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, 1 minute longer.
  4. Stir in the asparagus, cauliflower, egg substitute, parsley, salt, pepper, thyme and nutmeg.
  5. Reduce heat and cook covered until set and browned on bottom, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  6. Loosen the edges with a knife and invert onto a warm platter or serve directly from skillet.

Helpful hints

  • In Spain and South America, a tortilla is a round, unfolded omelet typically made with eggs, vegetables and seasonings. In comparison, the Mexican tortilla is thin, flat bread made from wheat flour or ground corn.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 102

Protein 9 g

Carbohydrates 9 g

Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 248 mg

Potassium 472 mg

Phosphorus 97 mg

Calcium 68 mg

Fiber 3.88 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 2 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


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