Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  247
  • Protein  25 g
  • Carbohydrates  14 g
  • Fat  13 g
  • Cholesterol  73 mg
  • Sodium  352 mg
  • Potassium  682 mg
  • Phosphorus  235 mg
  • Calcium  42 mg
  • Fiber  3.1 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 2 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • If you want less heat add the mild version of canned tomatoes with chilies.
  • Be sure to count as 2 vegetable servings if you are on a low potassium diet. To reduce the potassium to 534 mg add 1-1/2 cups of cooked rice, omit the corn and reduce canned tomatoes and chilies to 1/2 cup.
  • Patients who do peritoneal dialysis or daily home hemodialysis often require a higher potassium intake. This recipe can help provide more potassium.
  • For lower protein CKD-nondialysis diets reduce the ground beef to 1/2 pound of the amount recommended by your dietitian.

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Southwestern Style Stuffed Bell Peppers
cbpeanuts says:

I made it the original recipe and it was not tasty, too watery..I could tell it needed help and I kept trying to think of a way to save it...I think making it with rice would help it, but my husband is diabetic so we count those carbs!

Apr. 02, 2015, 12:45 PM
Southwestern Style Stuffed Bell Peppers
hunnykins says:

Even my vegetarian daughter liked this.

Jul. 10, 2011, 12:47 PM
Southwestern Style Stuffed Bell Peppers
lizard says:

Best kidney friendly stuffed pepper recipe I have been able to find! Our whole family loved it! I followed the tips to reduce potassium

Apr. 18, 2011, 8:05 PM

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