Serving Size:
1/2 cup

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


  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 1/2 cup  celery
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 1 cup vermicelli, broken into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1 cup white rice, uncooked
  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups water


  1. Chop onion, celery and parsley. Break vermicelli into small pieces.
  2. Melt margarine in a skillet that has a cover.
  3. Sauté onion and celery for 1 minute. 
  4. Add the rice and vermicelli and stir for 30 seconds. 
  5. Add the chicken broth, water and parsley. Bring to boil.
  6. Cover and reduce to simmer about 15 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed.

Helpful hints

  • Angel hair pasta can be substituted for the vermicelli in this recipe.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 200

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 35 g

Fat 6 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 147 mg

Potassium 95 mg

Phosphorus 47 mg

Calcium 32 mg

Fiber 1.3 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2 starch
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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