Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  168
  • Protein  24 g
  • Carbohydrates  7 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  39 mg
  • Sodium  200 mg
  • Potassium  476 mg
  • Phosphorus  215 mg
  • Calcium  53 mg
  • Fiber  3.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Pumpkin replaces tomatoes and tomato sauce in this recipe. Follow the recommended portion size to keep potassium within an acceptable range for a low potassium kidney diet.
  • Beans are high in potassium and phosphorus. Limit recipe to 1 cup. Optionally, you can omit the beans to further reduce potassium and phosphorus.
  • Serve chili over rice or with low-sodium crackers. If desired top with chopped chives or cilantro and a spoonful of sour cream or Greek yogurt.
  • If you are on a lower protein diet make the recipe with 1 pound of ground turkey and reduce to 8 portions. Protein is 17 mg per cup.


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Pumpkin Chili
cluebill says:

Can you substitute cauliflower puree for the pumpkin? Question on prep points 2 and 3 we used the olive oil in number 2, so where does the add remaining olive oil mentioned in number 3 come from? Please clarify. Thanks. Dietitian comment: Good question. Looks like an oversight. I have adjusted the recipe ingredients to include 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

Jan. 12, 2017, 2:00 PM
Pumpkin Chili
sms1974 says:

I don't care for Ground Turkey, can I use lean ground meat? Dietitian comment: Yes you can substitute very lean ground beef.

Nov. 01, 2014, 12:57 PM

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