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.

No-Guilt-Necessary Pizza

No-Guilt-Necessary Pizza

"Low in salt but big on flavor!"

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Ingredients:

Dough

1/2 package (1 1/4 teaspoon) dry yeast

1 cup warm water

1 tablespoon oil

1 tablespoon sugar

2 cups flour

Sauce

3 oz no-salt tomato paste

1/2 cup water

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon oregano

1 tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon oil

1/4 cup chopped onion

1/4 cup chopped green pepper

1/2 lb cooked ground beef, well drained

6 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions:

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. Stir in 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon sugar and enough flour to make a soft dough. Stir 20 strokes.
  3. Place in a greased bowl, turn to moisten all surfaces, cover and let set in warm area.
  4. Combine tomato paste, 1/2 cup water, garlic powder, oregano, 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 tablespoon oil in a small saucepan. Simmer 5 minutes.
  5. Grease a 17 x 14-inch baking sheet.
  6. Press dough over sheet to edges. Cover with sauce. Top with onion, green pepper, beef and cheese.
  7. Bake at 400°F for 20 to 30 minutes until dough and cheese are golden brown. Cut into 12 pieces.

Analysis (per serving):

  • Calories 201
  • Carbohydrates 19 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Fat 9 g
  • Sodium 75 mg
  • Potassium 176 mg
  • Phosphorus 115 mg

Renal and Renal Diabetic Exchanges:

  • 1 Meat
  • 1 Starch
  • 1 Low-Potassium Vegetable
  • 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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