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.

Napoleon's Three-Pepper Quiche

Napoleon's Three-Pepper Quiche

"Little quiche. Big flavor."

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Ingredients:

1 tablespoon margarine

1 green pepper, cut in strips

1 sweet red pepper, cut in strips

1 sweet yellow pepper, cut in strips

4 eggs or 1 cup lowcholesterol egg substitute

1/2 cup liquid non-dairy creamer

1/2 cup water

1/2 teaspoon basil

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 9-inch pie shell, unbaked

Directions:

  1. In a large skillet, sauté pepper strips in margarine until soft but not limp.
  2. In a bowl, combine eggs or egg substitute, creamer, water, basil and cayenne.
  3. Spoon peppers into unbaked pie shell.
  4. Pour egg mixture over peppers.
  5. Bake at 375°F for 50-55 minutes until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Analysis (per serving):

  • Calories 201
  • Carbohydrates 14 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Fat 14 g
  • Sodium 222 mg
  • Potassium 163 mg
  • Phosphorus 50 mg

Renal Exchanges:

  • 1 Starch, 1 Low-Potassium
  • Vegetable, 2 Fat

Renal Diabetic Exchanges:

  • 1 Starch, 1 Medium-Potassium Vegetable, 2 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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