Serving Size:
1/2 cup

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


  • 5 cups cucumbers
  • 2 cups red onion
  • 1/2 cup Kraft® Light Done Right!® Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  1. Peel and seed cucumbers; slice onion.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes to marinate.
  4. Serve chilled.

Helpful hints

  • Decrease carbohydrate to 4 grams by using sugar substitute instead of sugar. 
  • Leftovers will keep in the refrigerator up to one week.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 41

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 7 g

Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 66 mg

Potassium 102 mg

Phosphorus 19 mg

Calcium 8 mg

Fiber 0.3 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Download Free Kidney-Friendly Cookbooks

Get instant access to recipes and kidney diet tips from DaVita dietitians.


1,000,000+ Downloads So Far!

Kidney Diet Tips Blog

Recipes, tips and news for people on a kidney diet.

Farrow and apple salad in a white bowl


Access free kidney-friendly cookbooks from DaVita dietitians.

1,000,000+ Enjoyed So Far!

Smiling couple sitting in a cafe drinking coffee together

Eating Out

See kidney-friendly food and drink choices to consider when eating out at your favorite restaurants. Choose from 12 cuisine types.

Write a Comment

Tell Us What You Think

Note: Your username will be displayed for reviews.

All comments will be approved by a DaVita teammate and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.