For people on dialysis with anemia due to CKD

Recipe Ideas for You

If you have chronic kidney disease and are on dialysis, your care team may suggest certain food choices for you. The recipes below can help you manage your diet and are approved by the National Kidney Foundation.

Creamy, Cheesy Veggie Bake

Creamy, Cheesy Veggie Bake

"Make extra because this creamy dish is sure to disappear!"

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Ingredients:

3 cups broccoli, raw

2 cups cauliflower, raw

1 cup frozen whole small onions

or 3 medium onions quartered

1 cup carrots

4 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour

Dash pepper

1 cup milk

1 package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

1/2 cup soft bread crumbs

Directions:

  1. Wash and cut vegetables; steam until crisp but tender. Drain.
  2. In saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter; blend in flour and pepper.
  3. Add milk. Cook and stir until bubbly and thick.
  4. Reduce heat; blend in cream cheese until smooth.
  5. Place vegetables in 1 1/2-quart casserole dish. Pour sauce over and mix lightly.
  6. Top with shredded cheese.
  7. Bake 15 minutes at 350°F.
  8. Mix together the bread crumbs and remaining butter and sprinkle on casserole. Bake an additional 25 minutes.

Analysis (per serving):

  • Calories 116
  • Carbohydrates 7 g
  • Protein 3.9 g
  • Fat 9 g
  • Sodium 130 mg
  • Potassium 225 mg
  • Phosphorus 83 mg

Renal and Renal Diabetic Exchanges:

  • 1 Medium-Potassium Vegetable
  • 1/2 Meat
  • 1 Fat
THESE RECIPES ARE PROVIDED FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND ARE NOT INTENDED AS MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT, AND ARE NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTATIONS WITH QUALIFIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS WHO ARE FAMILIAR WITH YOUR INDIVIDUAL MEDICAL NEEDS.

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