Portions:
4

Serving Size:
3/4 cup

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

Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber
  • 16 ounces soft silken tofu
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. Wash cucumber, cut in half vertically and remove seeds with a spoon. Cut into pieces.
  2. Place all ingredients in a food processor or high powered blender. Blend until smooth. 
  3. Chill soup covered in the refrigerator at least 2 hours or overnight.

Helpful hints

  • Silken tofu is softer than regular soft tofu. It works well in soups and smoothies. Tofu is a high biological value vegetarian protein source.
  • This soup is a great choice for those with chewing or swallowing difficulty.
  • Adjust fresh dill and black pepper according to your taste.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 138

Protein 6 g

Carbohydrates 6 g

Fat 10 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 9 mg

Potassium 332 mg

Phosphorus 90 mg

Calcium 55 mg

Fiber 0.7 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat/protein

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium

  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1/2

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

Jicama Fabulous

Just in time for summer! Jicama Fabulous, submitted by DaVita dietitian Stephanie from Washington, is a crisp, kidney-friendly salad concoction to enj...

10 SERVINGS

Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole is a long-time holiday favorite. Try a few adjustments recommended by DaVita dietitian Erica to serve up a tasty, healthier versi...

9 SERVINGS

Southern Squash Casserole

Squash casserole is a Southern classic and now, thanks to DaVita dietitians, kidney patients can enjoy a lower phosphorus and sodium version fo this f...

8 SERVINGS

Southwest Holiday Pasta Salad

Southwestern cooking from the Arizona region has its own vibrant personality, based on Spanish and Mexican influences. Elaine from Arizona put her cul...

8 SERVINGS

Chipotle-Glazed Mini Meat Loaves

These meat loaves have a spicy twist with a chipotle chili powder glaze. Made in individual portions, Chipotle Glazed mini Meat Loaves are easy to mak...

2 SERVINGS

Sabzi Koko Sandwich

You may not be able to travel to exotic locales, but thanks to DaVita renal dietitian Zohreh from California, you can treat your taste buds to an exot...

4 SERVINGS

Tuna Ceviche

Maria, a DaVita dietitian from Arizona, believes a healthy diet can make the difference in improving quality of life. Her primary goal with patients i...

3 SERVINGS

Cucumber and Radish Salad

Enjoy the crispy crunch of cucumbers and radishes complemented with a creamy vinegar sauce. This kidney-friendly dish adds extra flavor to lunch or di...

4 SERVINGS

Spaghetti-Basil Frittata

Choose any meal to serve Spaghetti-Basil Frittata. Made with whole wheat pasta, this low- sodium kidney-friendly dish adds fiber and texture to the tr...

4 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()