Serving Size:
1/3 cup

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


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose white flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon margarine
  • 1-1/4 cup grape juice
  • 1 cup water


  1. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and shortening. Add 1/2-cup grape juice and mix into a stiff dough. 
  2. Roll dough very thin on a floured board and cut into strips 1/2” wide and 1” long.
  3. Mix 1-cup grape juice with 1-cup water in a saucepan and heat to a boil.
  4. Drop dough pieces into boiling grape juice and cook for 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. Serve dumpling with small amount of liquid.

Helpful hints

  • Serve as a side dish with your meal or for dessert.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 82

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 17 g

Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 46 mg

Potassium 81 mg

Phosphorus 73 mg

Calcium 48 mg

Fiber 0.3 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 starch
  • 1/2 fruit

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