Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  252
  • Protein  5 g
  • Carbohydrates  22 g
  • Fat  16 g
  • Cholesterol  64 mg
  • Sodium  216 mg
  • Potassium  263 mg
  • Phosphorus  105 mg
  • Calcium  80 mg
  • Fiber  1.0 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

Helpful hints

  • Substitute 1/2-cup low-cholesterol egg product to lower fat and cholesterol content.
  • These fries are much lower in potassium compared to potato french fries.

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French Fries Made with Zucchini
dumbbunny says:
4

My new favorite French Fry recipe... Make it at least once a week.

Aug. 07, 2017, 11:50 AM
French Fries Made with Zucchini
Sadoorani says:
5

What dipping sauce may I use? Dietitian comment: Try one of the low-sodium barbeque sauces from the DaVita website.

Oct. 28, 2016, 7:55 PM
French Fries Made with Zucchini
MichaelO3 says:
4

Very good ;-)

Aug. 08, 2015, 9:09 AM
French Fries Made with Zucchini
Flotina says:
4

Made this recipe. Flavor was good. Used only one egg and half a cup of milk, which was more than enough for two zucchini. I may try less milk next time. Most of the batter was in the frying pan when done. But what was left on the veggie was crunchy and tasty. i did not peel. Does that increase the potassium? Dietitian comment: No, not a significant potassium difference with the peel.

Aug. 05, 2015, 5:44 PM
French Fries Made with Zucchini
Barb3344 says:
4

Noticed this same recipe under name French Fries made with Eggplant. In fact, that recipe calls for zucchini!! Isn't Zucchini different nutrionally than Eggplant? Dietitian comment: Yes,it is the same recipe except for the vegetable change. The nutrient analysis reflects the difference.

Jul. 27, 2015, 10:51 AM
French Fries Made with Zucchini
1

is this a recipe for zucchini or eggplant? Step 5 says eggplant. Cooking times would be different, I would imagine. Dietitian comment: Yes Step #5 is zucchini instead of eggplant and has been changed. Thank you! The vegetables cook rather quickly. Once the batter is golden you can pierce with a fork to check. Aim for tender-crisp. .

Jul. 20, 2015, 3:00 PM
French Fries Made with Zucchini
blueship says:
4

I like to know more about what food to make with Albumin .Is in ,or what food is good.Dietitian comment: Albumin is a protein found in egg white as well as other high protein foods like meat, poultry, seafood and milk.

Jul. 19, 2015, 6:09 PM

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