Portions:
8

Serving Size:
1/4 cup

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

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup cucumber
  • 1/2 cup grapes
  • 1 cup watermelon
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Preparation

  1. Wash and dice strawberries, cucumber and grapes. Dice watermelon. Shred mint leaves.
  2. Combine fruit and cucumbers in a bowl. Zest the lime over the fruit. Cut the lime in half and juice into a small bowl. Add the honey and mix well.
  3. Stir fruit with lime mixture, or if using a processor pulse until coarsely chopped. Mix in mint leaves.
  4. Let salsa sit overnight in the refrigerator.

Helpful hints

  • Serve with low-sodium crackers or tortilla chips. Look for brands with the lowest amount of sodium.
  • You may also serve with homemade pita chips. Split the pitas in half and cut each half into quarters. Spray with cooking spray and bake at 350º F for about 8 minutes. You may also sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar after you spray with cooking spray.
  • Drain salsa through a fine sieve to remove fluid if you are on a fluid restriction.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 27

Protein 0 g

Carbohydrates 7 g

Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1 mg

Potassium 86 mg

Phosphorus 11 mg

Calcium 8 mg

Fiber 0.6 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices

1/2

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