Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  160
  • Protein  12 g
  • Carbohydrates  3 g
  • Fat  11 g
  • Cholesterol  65 mg
  • Sodium  54 mg
  • Potassium  133 mg
  • Phosphorus  99 mg
  • Calcium  27 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 meat
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Find the recipe for Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Sauce on It adds 37 mg potassium and 21 mg sodium for one tablespoon. This lower-potassium, low-sodium sauce can be used as a substitute for tomato sauce in a variety of dishes. 
  • Make meatballs ahead and refrigerate. When ready to serve, heat ingredients together and transfer to a warming dish.

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Italian Meatballs
Barbsfp says:

As an italian, I've always made my meatballs with bread crumbs as a binder. Why oatmeal, can unseasoned panko be used instead? Dietitian comment: Yes you can use the panko bread crumbs--they are usually low in sodium.

May. 06, 2018, 8:25 AM
Italian Meatballs
Brivaeh says:

This may be a silly question, but is the parm cheese shredded or the powdered kind? Does it matter? Dietitian comment: You can use either. We used grated Parmesan when we made it for the recipe photo.

Jan. 31, 2018, 12:56 PM
Italian Meatballs
amber1234 says:

What type of oatmeal are you talking about? Quick cooking kind? Or are you talking about the instant kind? Please let me know. Recipe sounds good. Dietitian comment: Use the quick cooking[INVALID]it's lower in sodium. Instant oatmeal contains added sodium.

Jan. 16, 2014, 2:35 PM
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