Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  131
  • Protein  14 g
  • Carbohydrates  12 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  32 mg
  • Sodium  343 mg
  • Potassium  467 mg
  • Phosphorus  171 mg
  • Calcium  67 mg
  • Fiber  2.8 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Reduced-sodium broth usually contains between 480 mg to 600 mg sodium per cup.
  • One medium onion yields 1/2-cup diced.
  • Count one serving as 4 ounces liquid, if you are limiting fluids.
  • Rice milk or almond milk can be used instead of 1% low fat milk. Compare labels and look for the lowest potassium and phosphorus content.

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Hearty Chicken Soup
12patches says:

I was reading the comments and you did not say if Kitchen Basics is ok to use. The reason l need to know is because this is the one l use also. List as hunnykins, Nov. 4, 2011. Dietitian comment: Yes the Kitchen Basics seasoning is ok to use on a kidney-diet.

Apr. 22, 2018, 7:28 PM
Hearty Chicken Soup

This soup was very tasty especially the next day. Simmered soup for 30 minutes after combining all. Added 1/2 cup of Fideo the last 3 minutes.

Apr. 13, 2017, 4:21 PM
Hearty Chicken Soup
Sula1949 says:

If I broiled and drain veggies could reduce the potassium

Feb. 26, 2017, 3:12 PM
Hearty Chicken Soup
Jackielee says:

I used a smaller amount of frozen peas for the flavor. Would it help to rinse them first? I made my stock from scratch instead of using ready made broth also.

Jan. 23, 2016, 12:48 PM
Hearty Chicken Soup
Daddybuf says:

could this be made in the crockpot?

Jan. 11, 2016, 2:18 PM
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sophiarana says:

It's really good for a kidney patient to know what to eat n what not to eat. We r very much confused regarding kidney patient diet. Actually my father of 70 years old has weak kidneys. So creatinine z high around 2 to 2.4 His weight z very less he z physically very weak very thin. How to improve his health. So i found some hope wd d help of Davita I cn improve my father's health.

Mar. 07, 2015, 10:37 AM
Hearty Chicken Soup

In my local grocery store I noticed a package of HerbOx sodium free Granulated Chicken Bouillon. It has no sodium but I cannot tell about the potassium. I did not like that it was the 2nd item listed. Can you gauge from the info on the label? Here is what it says.... Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: 1 tsp Servings per Container: 26 Calories: 10 Total Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Sodium: 0mg Total Carbohydrate: 2g Sugars: 1g Protein: 0g Ingredients: Sugar, Potassium chloride, onion powder , maltodextrin, monoammonium glutamate, Gerlatin, dextrose, chicken fat, turmeric color, dehydrated parsley, flavoring, disodium inosinate and disodium guanylate, slicon dioxide. I appreciate any help you can give....Dietitian content: If yo9u are on a low potassium diet, stay away from this product. one serving (4 grams or one individual packet) contains 451 mg potassium, much too high for a low potassium diet.

Sep. 03, 2013, 5:59 PM
Hearty Chicken Soup
MGD2Lite says:

The only Frozen Green Peas I can find all include Salt on the ingredients list...can't find any without...and FRESH is NOT an option where I live..does this recipe take into account for that salt? I'm on Low sodium restrictions...would LOVE to make some soup this cold winter. Maybe I could double up the green beans and add some mushrooms instead? Moderator response: No, the analysis includes unsalted peas.Substituting the green beans is a great idea!

Jan. 11, 2012, 12:35 PM
Hearty Chicken Soup
hunnykins says:

I found Kitchen Basics chicken stock. It has NO sodium added, 150 mg sodium, no MSG, 13% phosphorus and 200 mg potassium. Moderator comment: Thanks for sharing the nutrition information! Many chicken broths are high in phosphorus due to phosphate additives used in the chicken. Compare other varieties of low and reduced sodium broth and buy the ones lowest in sodium, potassium and phosphorus.

Nov. 04, 2011, 3:19 PM
Hearty Chicken Soup
galinchico says:

My husband says, "This is the best kind of soup!" I agree!

Nov. 17, 2009, 7:29 PM

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