Carrot Pineapple Salad

Diet Types:

CKD non-dialysis Diabetes Dialysis

Portions: 8

Serving Size: 2/3 cup

Ingredients

  • 1 packet Knox® unflavored gelatin
  • 10 ounces apricot nectar
  • 8 ounces canned crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 ounces low fat cream cheese
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup shredded carrots

Nutrients per serving

Calories 214

Protein 4 g

Carbohydrates 27 g

Fat 10 g

Cholesterol 36 mg

Sodium 120 mg

Potassium 205 mg

Phosphorus 62 mg

Calcium 63 mg

Fiber 0.9 g

Preparation

  1. Put a glass bowl and beaters of a hand mixer into the freezer to chill.
  2. Pour 1 cup of the apricot nectar into a small saucepan and heat to a low boil. Place gelatin in a bowl and pour heated nectar into the gelatin and whisk to dissolve.
  3. Pour remaining nectar and canned pineapple, including juice, into the gelatin mixture. Stir in carrots. Place in the refrigerator until partially set.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the cream cheese and sugar. Set aside.
  5. Remove chilled glass bowl from the freezer and pour in the heavy whipping cream. Beat on high speed for 3-4 minutes to whip. Gently fold whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture.
  6. Pour the cream cheese mixture into the partially set gelatin mixture and blend gently with a whisk or spoon.  Refrigerate for 3-4 hours.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 fat
  • 1 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

2

Helpful hints

  • For diabetics, use sugar-free gelatin and Splenda® granular low calorie sweetener to reduce carbohydrate to 16 grams per serving, one Carbohydrate Choice.

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