Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  190
  • Protein  14 g
  • Carbohydrates  11 g
  • Fat  10 g
  • Cholesterol  37 mg
  • Sodium  147 mg
  • Potassium  654 mg
  • Phosphorus  190 mg
  • Calcium  47 mg
  • Fiber  2.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 meat
  • 2 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Substitute 1/2-cup ground lean pork, lamb or chicken in place of ground beef.
  • Make this recipe vegetarian by omitting all meat items.
  • Yellow squash can be substituted for zucchini.
  • Save time by chopping herbs in a food chopper.
  • Remember to count as 2 vegetable servings. If you need a lower potassium dish reduce serving size to 1/2 zucchini.

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Stuffed Zucchini a la Maryam

I'm a bit concerned about the Potassium level of zucchini. Isn't 512 mg/zucchini a bit high for CKD3A? I would love to make this for my spouse, but am a bit uncertain. Dietitian comment: Yes, this recipe is high in potassium and as noted in the Helpful hints, it should be counted as 2 servings of vegetable or decrease the portion size by half. Also note that in stage 3A some people do not require a low potassium diet. Please confirm with your husbands doctor or dietitian if you are unsure.

Apr. 25, 2018, 11:28 AM

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