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Sandwich Side Dishes

Make a sandwich meal complete by adding a side salad and fruit. Here are some suggested dialysis-friendly combinations:  

bulletCulinary Kidney Cooks Grilled cheese, Culinary Kidney Cooks Macaroni Salad, and a fresh apple.
bulletCulinary Kidney Cooks Egg Salad, unsalted tortilla chips, canned peaches.
bulletCulinary Kidney Cooks Tuna Salad with unsalted pretzels and fresh pineapple.
bulletCulinary Kidney Cooks Peanut butter & Jelly with applesauce.

Compare your favorite sandwich sides from the chart below:

Nutrients in Sandwich Sides:

Sandwich Side

Calories

Fat,
g

Sodium,
mg

Potassium,
mg

Phosphorus,
mg

Applesauce, unsweetened 1/2 cup

50

0

2

92

8

Fresh apple, 2-3/4 diameter

81

0

0

159

10

Fresh Pineapple,

57

0

1

132

8

Cranberry sauce jellied, 1/4 cup

105

0

20

18

4

Potato salad, traditional homemade, 1/2 cup

209

15

384

339

78

Culinary Kidney Cooks Potato salad, 1/2 cup

128

5

206

174

45

Culinary Kidney Cooks Macaroni salad, 2/3 cup

127

4

113

105

45

Culinary Kidney Cooks Pineapple Coleslaw

89

5

110

186

20

Pretzels, unsalted, 1 ounce

120

1

30

120

30

Pretzels, salted, 1 ounce

117

1

504

39

38

Tortilla chips, unsalted, restaurant style, 1 ounce (1-1/2 cup)

140

6

40

60

62

Tortilla chips, Doritos® Taco flavored, 1 ounce (1-1/2 cup)

140

7

200

70

60

Potato chips, baked, Lays®, 3/4 cup

110

2

260

285

46

Potato chips, lightly salted,

120

8

75

210

30

Bolded numbers represent highest values. These may be too high for your dialysis diet. Check with your Renal Dietitian before including in your menu.

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