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

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