Portions:
8

Serving Size:
1/2 cup per serving

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

Ingredients

  • 4 cups zucchini
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 ounce jar pimento
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

  1. Cut zucchini into chunks. Thinly slice onion.
  2. Place zucchini and onion in 10” x 6” x 2” dish. Cover with plastic wrap, turning one edge back slightly to vent. Microwave on high for 7 minutes. Drain liquid.
  3. In large bowl, mix together beaten eggs, cheese, drained pimento, salt and pepper. Add zucchini and onions, stirring well.
  4. Grease dish in which vegetables were microwaved.
  5. Pour mixture into dish and cover with paper towel. Microwave on medium-high for 4 minutes. Remove paper towel and stir.
  6. Continue to microwave uncovered for 4 to 6 minutes until center is set.

Helpful hints

  • Prepare this dish in the oven instead of microwave if desired. Bake at 350º F for 30 minutes or until set.
  • The amount of cheese per portion is 1 tablespoon.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 80

Protein 6 g

Carbohydrates 4 g

Fat 5 g

Cholesterol 90 mg

Sodium 141 mg

Potassium 222 mg

Phosphorus 106 mg

Calcium 75 mg

Fiber 1.0 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices

0

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