Portions:
2

Serving Size:
1 sandwich

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

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 /4 teaspoon dry Italian salad dressing mix
  • 4 slices white or wheat bread
  • 1 pinch dried dill weed

Preparation

  1. Peel and slice cucumber.
  2. In small bowl, mix together cream cheese, mayonnaise, and Italian dressing mix. Refrigerate for at least one hour.
  3. Spread cream cheese blend onto white bread. Top with cucumber slices and sprinkle with dill.
  4. Cut sandwiches in half and serve.

Helpful hints

  • Caution: some mayonnaise brands contain phosphorus. Read the ingredients label and avoid added phosphates.
  • The cream cheese mixture keeps for about a week in the refrigerator.
  • For a party appetizer, make a double recipe and cut sandwiches into 4 pieces. Serve on a tray garnished with fresh dill.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 253

Protein 5 g

Carbohydrates 29 g

Fat 13 g

Cholesterol 19 mg

Sodium 425 mg

Potassium 208 mg

Phosphorus 98 mg

Calcium 109 mg

Fiber 1.9 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices

2

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