Serving Size:
1/2 cup

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


  • 4 cups fresh carrots
  • 5 lemons
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar


  1. Finely shred carrots.
  2. Wash lemons thoroughly. Cut off tips and any spots you may find on them, then cut each lemon into 4 sections and put in a food processor. Grind or finely chop. 
  3. In a large bowl mix shredded carrots with ground lemons. Stir until mixed thoroughly.
  4. Add 1/2 cup sugar and mix thoroughly.
  5. Chill and serve as a refreshing cold salad.

Helpful hints

  • Measure carrots after shredding.
  • You may substitute half of the sugar with Splenda® to make it even lower in carbohydrate.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 68

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 16 g

Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 17 mg

Potassium 220 mg

Phosphorus 17 mg

Calcium 45 mg

Fiber 3.8 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium

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