Portions:
6

Serving Size:
1/2 cup

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

Ingredients

  • 3 medium cucumbers
  • 1 medium white onion
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)

Preparation

  1. Slice cucumbers and onions about 1/8-inch thick. Place in a large bowl.
  2. Combine sugar and vinegar. Mix until sugar is dissolved completely. Add additional sugar or vinegar to desired taste.
  3. Pour over cucumbers and onion. Add salt and pepper.
  4. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and set in refrigerator at least 2 hours.
  5. Serve in small salad bowls as a salad or snack.

Helpful hints

  • The longer cucumbers and onions marinate, the softer they become and more flavors are absorbed also.
  • Sweet and Sour Cucumbers can be stored in a canning jar. Great for gifts.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 48

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 11 g

Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 90 mg

Potassium 108 mg

Phosphorus 16 mg

Calcium 12 mg

Fiber 0.8 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, low potassium
  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

1

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