Portions:
1

Serving Size:
1-3/4 cups

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

Ingredients

  • 1 cup lettuce
  • 1/4 medium cucumber
  • 4 baby carrots
  • 1/4 cup broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil 

Preparation

  1. Clean, wash and dry all vegetables
  2. Coarsely chop lettuce and place into a salad bowl.
  3. Slice cucumber and place on top of lettuce.
  4. Chop or shred 4 baby carrots and place in salad bowl.
  5. Cut or break apart broccoli florets into bite-size pieces.
  6. Combine balsamic vinegar and olive oil and pour over salad.
  7. Gently toss and serve.

Helpful hints

  • Low-sodium Italian dressing or another favorite salad dressing could be used in place of balsamic vinegar and olive oil.
  • A cooked chicken breast can be added to increase protein intake.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 98

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 10 g

Fat 5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 50 mg

Potassium 303 mg

Phosphorus 45 mg

Calcium 44 mg

Fiber 2.0 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1/2

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