Portions:
4

Serving Size:
1-1/2 cups

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 slices day-old bread
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Mrs. Dash® herb seasoning blend
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 4 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese 

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. To make sausage, mix together ground beef, sage, black pepper, basil and garlic powder, and set aside
  3. Cut bread into 1" cubes and toss on a baking sheet with olive oil and Mrs. Dash seasoning. Bake until golden brown, about 8 minutes. Set aside.
  4. Crumble sausage into a large saucepan and fry until done. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels
  5. Keep 2 tablespoons of drippings in the pan. Mince garlic and sauté 1 to 2 minutes.  Add the broth, water and chopped parsley. Cover and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Adjust heat so broth is barely boiling. One at a time, crack each egg into a small bowl and gently slip into the broth. Poach until just set, about 3 minutes.
  7. Divide sausage into four individual soup bowls. Transfer the eggs with a slotted spoon onto the sausage.  Ladle 1 cup of broth into each bowl.
  8. Top each bowl with one-quarter of the homemade croutons and 1/2 tablespoon of parmesan cheese. 

Helpful hints

  • Be careful not to poach the eggs too long or they will be hard.
  • Enjoy Sausage Egg Soup for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 335

Protein 26 g

Carbohydrates 15 g

Fat 19 g

Cholesterol 250 mg

Sodium 374 mg

Potassium 392 mg

Phosphorus 268 mg

Calcium 118 mg

Fiber 0.9 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat
  • 1 starch
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1

Download Free Kidney-Friendly Cookbooks

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

GET MY FREE COOKBOOKS

753,730 Downloads So Far!

Kidney Diet Tips Blog

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

More Recipes

More Recipes

Quick and Easy Ground Beef Soup

Your next kidney-friendly meal is only four easy steps away with Quick and Easy Ground Beef Soup. This combination of mixed vegetables, beef and rice ...

6 SERVINGS

Turkey, Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup

Turkey, Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup is easy to prepare and kidney-friendly, yet with its full-bodied flavor, your family will think you spent hours in...

6 SERVINGS

Yucatan Lime Soup

Ready to add some “cha-cha-cha” to your cooking? Travel south of the border with DaVita dietitian Robin for the kidney-friendly recipe, Yucatan Chicke...

4 SERVINGS

Old Fashioned Salmon Soup

Whether you just have a cup for a renal friendly snack or add a salad to make it into a meal, Old Fashioned Salmon Soup is a great addition to your ki...

8 SERVINGS

Cool Cucumber Soup

The next time you want a simple soup that’s far from ordinary, try DaVita dietitian Debbie's kidney-friendly recipe for Cool Cucumber Soup

5 SERVINGS

Cream of Chicken Wild Rice Asparagus Soup

Try this delicious kidney-friendly recipe for Cream of Chicken Wild Rice Asparagus Soup by DaVita dietitian Brenda from Washington. She uses some of h...

8 SERVINGS

Southwestern Posole

Looking for something new to try? DaVita renal dietitian Celeste from Colorado offers her kidney-friendly recipe for Southwestern Posole.

6 SERVINGS

Maryland’s Eastern Shore Cream of Crab Soup

Heartier meals provide warmth and comfort when you're on the kidney diet. Maryland’s Eastern Shore Cream of Crab Soup is just the ticket to drive the ...

7 SERVINGS

5 SERVINGS

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.

Comments()