Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  267
  • Protein  8 g
  • Carbohydrates  43 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  17 mg
  • Sodium  100 mg
  • Potassium  184 mg
  • Phosphorus  66 mg
  • Calcium  46 mg
  • Fiber  2.9 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 starch
  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Prepare roasted garlic from's recipe for Roasted Garlic Heads or use bottled garlic spread.
  • Arborio rice is medium-grain rice with a high starch content. It is grown in Italy and is traditionally used in risotto recipes.

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Cranberry and Roasted Garlic Risotto
sylverry says:

Hello, I am new to dialysis and am learning. I was wondering if I could substitute mushrooms for the cranberries? Thank you. Dietitian comment: I'm unsure about the finished recipe quality with mushroom substitution, but nutrient changes include 50 fewer calories, 13 g fewer carbohydrates, 100 mg more potassium, and 16 mg more phosphorus per serving[INVALID]Still acceptable for a kidney diet.

Mar. 19, 2014, 6:12 PM
Cranberry and Roasted Garlic Risotto
marianna says:

I made this again, only this time, I used the Arborio rice and I'm glad I did. It was even more delicious than the first time I made it (using regular rice.) I thought it added a nice rich creamy texture, and I also used some bottled garlic I bought (in olive oil) and it was YUMM-O!!! I could NEVER get tired of this one!

Feb. 02, 2012, 2:08 PM
Cranberry and Roasted Garlic Risotto

Since my husband is Italian this recipe is perfect for him, however low sodium chicken and broth have MSG, something my husband is not allowed to have, so I used regular broth or I make my own stock.

Jun. 17, 2010, 6:14 AM
Cranberry and Roasted Garlic Risotto
lewislh says:

This is delicious, different, and so easy to make. We love it.

May. 21, 2010, 4:34 PM
Cranberry and Roasted Garlic Risotto
jk4195 says:

This is really good and a frequent side dish in our house! It is simple to make with minimal preparation. Just be sure to bake the risotto long enough; when undercooked even a little, the dish loses a lot of appeal. When cooked just right, it tastes great! Good with leftovers as well, so it can go a long way! Try it, you'll love it!

May. 29, 2008, 8:05 AM

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