Serving Size:
4 meatballs

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


  • 1 pound ground chuck beef
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon Mrs. Dash® Onion and Herb seasoning blend
  • 1 cup freshly grated soft bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Line 2 baking sheets with foil or parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef and turkey with dry ingredients; set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the broth, egg and Worcestershire sauce.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the meat mixture and mix well.
  5. Roll into 1″ meatballs and place on baking sheets.
  6. Bake at 30 minutes turning once halfway through baking.
  7. Eat meatballs plain or top with your favorite kidney-friendly sauce.

Helpful hints

  • Make ahead and freeze for a quick meal later.
  • Compare sodium on broth and buy the lower sodium brand. Avoid broth that contains potassium chloride.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 175

Protein 16 g

Carbohydrates 3 g

Fat 11 g

Cholesterol 69 mg

Sodium 120 mg

Potassium 236 mg

Phosphorus 142 mg

Calcium 18 mg

Fiber 0.1 g

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