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.

Pesto Pasta

Pesto Pasta

"You’re a mean, green, pesto-making machine with this simple sauce!"

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Ingredients:

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons dried basil

1 clove garlic, minced

1 lb pasta, uncooked

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients except pasta in a blender or food processor.
  2. Blend or process until smooth.
  3. Cook pasta in unsalted boiling water according to package directions.
  4. Toss sauce with drained pasta. Serve hot.

Analysis (per serving):

  • Calories 283
  • Carbohydrates 35 g
  • Protein 8 g
  • Fat 8 g
  • Sodium 45 mg
  • Potassium 146 mg
  • Phosphorus 115 mg

Renal and Renal Diabetic Exchanges:

  • 1 Starch
  • 1 Low-Potassium Vegetable
  • 15 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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