Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  258
  • Protein  9 g
  • Carbohydrates  33 g
  • Fat  10 g
  • Cholesterol  13 mg
  • Sodium  93 mg
  • Potassium  258 mg
  • Phosphorus  168 mg
  • Calcium  83 mg
  • Fiber  4.8 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Thicker asparagus stalks may require longer cooking time.
  • Add diced cooked chicken or shrimp to make an entrée dish.
  • Adjust red pepper flakes and Tabasco sauce to taste.

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Garlicky Penne Pasta with Asparagus
bkirkwood says:

Is whole wheat pasta and bread against the low potassium diet? Also I think red pepper flakes, and tobacco sauce is over kill for heat! Dietitian comment: Whole grains have more potassium and phosphorus than refined grains but can still be included in a kidney diet. An added bonus is the extra fiber.

Oct. 11, 2015, 7:38 PM
Garlicky Penne Pasta with Asparagus

A bit too spicy for my father. He was sweating bullets

Oct. 07, 2015, 4:53 PM
Garlicky Penne Pasta with Asparagus
crocherdi says:

Can you used a different vegetable instead of asparagus? Dietitian comment: Green beans or summer squash would work.

Jul. 21, 2015, 2:06 PM
Garlicky Penne Pasta with Asparagus
Callahan says:

My husband loved this. We have been trying new recipes for his mother who is beginning dialysis. This is a great choice.

May. 20, 2014, 4:17 PM
Garlicky Penne Pasta with Asparagus
lmh12620 says:

I really liked this dish! Easy to make too. This is a keeper!

Mar. 08, 2014, 8:22 PM
Garlicky Penne Pasta with Asparagus
RoseannB says:

how much lemon juice? not mentioned in ingredients. Dietitian comment: Thanks for the heads up[INVALID]the 2 teaspoons lemon juice is now in the ingredient list.

Jul. 13, 2013, 5:10 AM

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