Spicy Green Bean Salad


Serving Size:
1/2 cup

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


  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 2 tablespoons onion
  • 1 red Serrano chili pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large hard boiled egg whites


  1. Remove tips from green beans and cut into pieces. Finely chop onion. Seed and slice chili pepper and chop cilantro.
  2. Steam the green beans to desired doneness (5 to 10 minutes). Rinse with water to cool.
  3. Toss green beans with all remaining ingredients except egg whites.
  4. Chop egg whites and sprinkle on top shortly before serving. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Helpful hints

  • Substitute frozen green beans when fresh beans are out of season.
  • Use fresh-squeezed lime juice.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 85

Protein 3 g

Carbohydrates 7 g

Fat 5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 112 mg

Potassium 223 mg

Phosphorus 37 mg

Calcium 36 mg

Fiber 2.9 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

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