Creamy Pasta Primavera

Diet Types:

CKD non-dialysis Diabetes Dialysis

Portions: 6

Serving Size: 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 1 cup carrots
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup green onion
  • 8 ounces whole wheat bow tie pasta, uncooked
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 3/4 cup Rice Dream® Original Classic rice drink
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Nutrients per serving

Calories 306

Protein 9 g

Carbohydrates 36 g

Fat 14 g

Cholesterol 43 mg

Sodium 200 mg

Potassium 277 mg

Phosphorus 175 mg

Calcium 91 mg

Fiber 4.0 g

Preparation

  1. Slice carrots, chop green onion, and cube cream cheese .
  2. Prepare pasta as directed on package (without salt). During last 5 minutes of cooking time, add broccoli and carrots to water. Drain.
  3. Mix cream cheese, Rice Dream®, Parmesan cheese, onion and seasonings in a large saucepan; cook on low heat until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently.
  4. Add pasta and vegetables together; toss lightly and serve hot.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices

2-1/2

Helpful hints

  • For a higher protein dish add chicken or shrimp.
  • Frozen broccoli and carrots can be substituted for the fresh vegetables.
  • Enriched rice milk contains added phosphorus and calcium. Look for the unenriched products.

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