Zucchini, Black Beans and Rice Supper
- CKD non-dialysis
- Lower Protein
- Higher Potassium
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1-1/2 cups fresh zucchini
- 15 ounces canned no-salt-added black beans
- 1 medium tomato
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup instant white rice, uncooked
- 1/4 cup shredded cheddar and Monterey jack cheese blend
- In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
- Slice zucchini lengthwise and chop.
- Add zucchini to skillet and sauté until tender, stirring often.
- Drain and rinse black beans from the can, then add beans to the skillet.
- Chop tomato and add to skillet along with water.
- Increase heat and bring to a boil.
- Add rice; stir well.
- Remove from heat and let stand 7 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
- Sprinkle each portion with 1 tablespoon cheese blend, if desired.
- Add freshly squeezed lemon juice, if desired for added flavor.
- Instant brown rice can be substituted for instant white rice, if desired for whole grain option.
- Cheese blend is optional,; omit if your phosphorus level is high.
- Although beans are high in potassium and phosphorus, you can still include in a kidney diet when substituted for a meat entree. Beans are an excellent source of fiber.
Submitted by: DaVita renal dietitian Cindy from Florida.
Nutrients per serving
Protein 11 g
Carbohydrates 40 g
Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Sodium 202 mg
Potassium 534 mg
Phosphorus 201 mg
Calcium 102 mg
Fiber 8.6 g
Added Sugar 0 g
Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices
- 2 starch
- 2 vegetable, medium potassium
- 1 fat
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